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Benny

  1. 1. Classism in the US part 1 by Benigno Julio  period.7 , sociology  source: Mr. Ruben Meza 2012
  2. 3. ELITE: The elite class is the richest and  most powerful people un the country. The elite live in a wolrd of theire own  
  3. 4. Upper Class     The upper class is a group of people who have so much wealth that they dont have to work much to keep the upper class status.
  4. 5. Middle class .   The middle class people usually paid by salary,"white collar" workers. individuals earning at least $45,000 per year; family of 4 earning at least $65 per year. Not working means losing middle class satus.  
  5. 6.      Working class blue collar wage workers.includes semi skilled and skilled labor
  6. 7. 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. underclasss people who live in destitution outside of the system, often without addresses or phone numbers 

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