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Classism in the US by Art Sitthiphap Period 7 Sociology
 
The elite class: The  richest  and  most powerful  people in the country. The elite live in a world of their own.
The upper class: people who have so much wealth that they don’t have to work much to keep the upper class status.
The middle class: Usually paid by salary, “white collar” workers. Individuals earning at least $45,000 per year; family of...
The working class: “Blue collar” wage workers. Includes semi skilled and skilled labor
The Poverty class: People living below the poverty line. Including minimum wage workers. 1 person earning less than $19,00...
The underclass: People who live in destitution outside of the system, often without addresses or phone numbers.  
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  1. 1. Classism in the US by Art Sitthiphap Period 7 Sociology
  2. 3. The elite class: The richest and most powerful people in the country. The elite live in a world of their own.
  3. 4. The upper class: people who have so much wealth that they don’t have to work much to keep the upper class status.
  4. 5. The middle class: Usually paid by salary, “white collar” workers. Individuals earning at least $45,000 per year; family of 4 earning at least $65,000 per year. Not working means losing middle class status.
  5. 6. The working class: “Blue collar” wage workers. Includes semi skilled and skilled labor
  6. 7. The Poverty class: People living below the poverty line. Including minimum wage workers. 1 person earning less than $19,000 per year; Family of 4 earning less than $25,000 per year.
  7. 8. The underclass: People who live in destitution outside of the system, often without addresses or phone numbers.  
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