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    Education within social classes have grown exponentially apart over the last couple decades because many different factors have been presented in today’s society. Education plays an important role in today’s classification of social classes, but first we need to understand the different levels of social classes. Social classes are often determined by education, occupation, wealth, and your social network. These social classes are the upper class; top 3% and the wealthiest, the middle class; 50%

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    Social classes play a vital role in dynamic of families. The definition of social class is ambiguous and has no clearly outlined definition. However it is believed to be a combination of different aspects such as one’s life chances or resources, one’s status group, or those who share similar lifestyles and one’s education level make up an individuals social class. Therefore, in an ideal set up there would 4 social cases the upper, middle, working, and poor classes (Judge 2015) and these are the 4

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    standard hierarchy is challenged by the rise of social media and therefore directly correlates with the influence of celebrities and people with a name brand. Most social scientists agree that society is stratified into a hierarchical arrangement of social classes. Social classes are groupings of individuals in a hierarchy, usually based on wealth, educational attainment, occupation, income, and membership in a subculture or social network. Social class in the United States is a controversial topic;

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    Social class ranks people on the social ladder of society” (Kraus.2014). Social class refers to the different between groups and individuals who are different from one group to another group or even within a particular group of people. Every group of people believes in particular ideas such as age, gender, education, religion, income, family origin that put an individual in different position in society. Social groups in higher classes always possess a great deal of power that gives them opportunity

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    Elizabethan Era: Social Classes The Elizabethan Era is noted as the golden age reigned by the Tudors more specifically, Queen Elizabeth I. Queen Elizabeth was the only person who historians are sure is at the top of the social hierarchy but there are different variations of the next upper, middle and lower classes. The basic outline of the social structure in the 15th and 16th century was the monarch, the nobility, gentry, merchants, yeomanry, and laborers. For each of these classes, there were very

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    discrepancy is the iniquity in social classes. On September of 2011, Matt Wuerker a political cartoonist for Politico, published Kitchen Tables that highlighted the injustice in social classes. It is a cartoon that consist of three different drawings of kitchen tables that Americans sit around: a luxurious upper class, an average middle class, and a deprived underclass. Wuerker used unequal proportion between each of the drawings size to represent the iniquity within social classes. He not only gave the

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    A major part of society, ranging from the beginning of time until present day, has been the aspect of social classes and the distinguishing features between the different levels. In Giuseppe Di Lampedusa’s novel The Leopard, through the use of different characters to symbolize the different social classes and the relationships between them, the author successfully distinguished and defined the different groups in nineteenth century Italian society. A special spotlight is shown on the aristocracy

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    Separate Social Classes

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    slideshow, a social class is made up of individuals who share certain qualities like wealth, power, and prestige. In the United States there is the upper, middle, and lower class. Therefore, based on how much wealth or income an individual has, they are placed in one of the three categories. The upper class is considered the “elite” of society. They have the means to buy anything they desire. The article states that fashion has always been a way to distinguish between social classes. The article

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    Six Social Classes

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    As I ponder on my thoughts about what wealth, status, and power means in our society, I think about the six social classes that typically define us as individuals: Upper Class, New Money, Middle Class, Working Class, Working Poor, and Poverty Level. Personally, I would not place myself in any of the six social stratifications listed above. However, I do not determine which class I fall under, society does. Overall, society determines our wealth, status, and power based on the wealth, status, and

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    Social Classes in Regency England Regency England was very different from the world today. Society revolved around social classes, which typically correlated with wealth and family ties. There were many different social classes in the era. The highest class in society was the royal family, consisting of the king, queen, prince, and princess. The next highest class would be the aristocracy. This would include dukes, marquesses, earls, viscounts, and barons (Ray 37). Knights and baronets were not

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