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Transcript of Dalton Timeline
become assistant to his cousin
George Bewley who kept
a school at Kendal. Birthplace: Eaglesfield, Cumberland, England Died- July 27, 1844 Location of death: Manchester, England Cause of death: Stroke Atomic Theory: In 1800, Dalton became a secretary of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, and in the following year he orally presented an important series of papers, entitled "Experimental Essays" on the constitution of mixed gases; on the pressure of steam and other vapors at different temperatures, both in a vacuum and in air; on evaporation; and on the thermal expansion of gases. These four essays were published in the Memoirs of the Lit & Phil in 1802.
After describing experiments to ascertain the pressure of steam at various points between 0 and 100 °C (32 and 212 °F), Dalton concluded from observations on the vapor pressure of six different liquids, that the variation of vapor pressure for all liquids is equivalent, for the same variation of temperature, reckoning from vapor of any given pressure. John Dalton was a Quaker
and spent much of his time
doing Chemistry experiments John Dalton Five main points of Dalton's atomic theory 1. Elements are made of extremely small particles called atoms.
2. Atoms of a given element are identical in size, mass, and other properties; atoms of different elements differ in size, mass, and other properties.
3. Atoms cannot be subdivided, created, or destroyed.
4. Atoms of different elements combine in simple whole-number ratios to form chemical compounds.
5. In chemical reactions, atoms are combined, separated, or rearranged. Johns father was named Joseph
and his mother was named Deborah
and he had two siblings, Mary and Jonathon Family: John Daltons Life Facts: Atomic weights Dalton proceeded to print his first published table of relative atomic weights. Six elements appear in this table, namely hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, sulfur, and phosphorus, with the atom of hydrogen conventionally assumed to weigh 1. Dalton provided no indication in this first paper how he had arrived at these numbers. However, in his laboratory notebook under the date 6 September 1803 there appears a list in which he sets out the relative weights of the atoms of a number of elements, derived from analysis of water, ammonia, carbon dioxide, etc. by chemists of the time. 1766 John Dalton
is born By: MATT, KADIN, and JACOB 1778 Began Teaching
at a quaker school
in Eaglesfield, England 1781 Super Jew! 1793 Moved to Manchester
where he spent the rest
of his life Put a 1 beside this if kadin's Jacobs mom 1801 wrote and
english grammer 1808 came up
philosophy 1810 published
part of the
new system of
philosophy 1837 first stroke 1838 2nd stroke 1844 death of
John Dalton John Daltons Life The End! www.nndb.com/people/278/000049131/