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    dissipation of middle class America. We will explore the ideal of the middle class dream at its creation and the deteriration of the same dream throughout the decades in America. Part 2: Present the history of the problem, including, perhaps, past attempts at a solution. • Between 1945 until 1973, America underwent the Golden Age for the middle class. During this period, the country ended a major war and the great depression, which made the financial climate conducive for the middle class. A substantial

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    The middle class seems to be dwindling as the years go on. Nevertheless, it is still there but, families of who were once in the middle class are now shifting to the ever-so-growing Lower Class. And why is that? I personally believe it is due to a difference in power and the inequality in education, this is not due to any lack of education, however. Allow me to explain; the previous generations have seen the fruits of their labor after going to college, and like any generation, they want to pass

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    For the past 30 years the “gap” in income received by the rich and everyone else has continuously continued to increase, showing no signs of decrease anytime soon. This gap has mostly affected the middle class, which is made up of mostly African Americans and Hispanics, making America less determined to correct such an issue. Given the circumstances African American’s are the focus of this issue. It is known that modern racism exist within today’s society in various ways, one which happen to be within

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    July 2017 The Increase in Income and the Vanishing Middle class The majority of the the U.S. population identify themselves as being within the middle or working class. The socioeconomic group between the lower and upper classes. is much smaller than most think and is starting to decline. The large increase in income have reshaped the American middle class that most claim to be part of. Today’s higher income of the American middle class family comes from the two-parent income. This income is

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    The Middle Class

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    Contrary to the popular belief that the middle class is a general term describing a cohesive group of people who are neither rich nor poor, the classes in the middle consist of three separate groups: the upper-middle class, the lower-middle class, and the working class (Marger 112). Although these groups share many similarities, they have distinct characteristics that distinguish them from one another. First, those in the upper-middle class are usually salaried workers, have significant autonomy

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    Victorian Middle Class

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    divided into various social classes like the working class, middle class. Upper class, Dickens/Victorians. Above all those classes the middle class was the most hard working class with all the various occupations but also they also had quite relaxing life also speaking of which let's get into the middle class. Victorian Middle class people lived a relaxing daily life, including various outdoor activities and raging, competitive sports. The middle class also pleasured their ears with musics and eyes. In

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    The shrinking middle class has the attention of the whole nation. The middle class used to be the biggest American job market of the three financial lots. This has changed and has been an ongoing issue at hand for quite some time. Middle income jobs are disappearing while the lower class suffers and the rich thrive with no worries. As the middle class has continued to shrink, the lower and upper class have grown in size. Could this be because many are falling into the lower class? Are people figuring

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    The Hardship of The Middle Class in Bangladesh In any country, a society can be neatly divided into three main classes, mainly as per their financial status. The top class is the rich class which is a class by itself, absolutely unmoved and untouched no matter what happens to the economy of the country. This is because they can afford anything at any cost. This class is usually synonymous with the business class whose income seems to increase with every rise in prices. So, they are absolutely unconcerned

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    Every household family around the world is apart of a social class that ultimately determines who they are. There is an upper-class, middle-class, and a lower-class. Upper-class and middle-class people usually consist of white people who have a lot of money and have more opportunities than any other social class. While the lower-class people don 't have the same resources and opportunities like the people above them. The lower-class tends to have a more difficult time getting by in life. The tiers

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    Middle Class & Minorities: In The Margin What does middle class mean?  It’s definitions  is the social group between the upper and working classes, including professional and business workers and their families. Which greatly mean  minorities and anyone without higher education fall in between. What makes you apart of the middle class? Whether you're considered middle class most commonly depends on your income. But experts differ on how much you have to earn to fall into this group. Mostly between

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