Upper Class, Middle Class And The Working Class In The Victorian Class

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“The Victorian society was divided into Upper Class, Middle Class, and the Working Class. The Victorian Upper Class consisted of the Aristocrats, Nobles, Dukes, other wealthy families working in the Victorian courts. The Upper Class was in a powerful position giving them authority, better living conditions, and other facilities.” (
During Victorian England, a person's social class decided their education, jobs, and medical treatment. The Working Class people hardly received any education at all. The Middle Class people would get education that was better than what the Working Class received, but definitely not as good of education that the Upper Class received. The Working Class did most of the physical labor being paid hourly or daily. The Middle Class did the clean work and were paid monthly or yearly. The Upper Class did not necessarily have to work, but they got paid from their investments. For medical treatment, the Working Class had more illnesses because they were doing more physical labor. When they got sick, the medical treatment was not very good because the Working Class could not pay for it. The Middle Class would receive better treatment. The Upper Class would obviously get excellent medical treatment, because they were able to pay for it and they were higher priority. All of those examples shows that their social class affected the way they were treated. The Upper Class or by inheritance the “Royal Class” did not work for a very long time
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