scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,038
Different social classes can be distinguished by inequalities in such areas as power authority and wealth working and living conditions life-styles life span education religion and culture The 19th century was primarily divided into four distinct social groups or classes upper class middle class working class and under class Beneath the working class of industrial workers submerged the under class They were often referred to as the sunken people-- those of which lived in poverty Each class included a wide range of occupations of varying status and income there was a large gap between the classesEarly in the 19th century the labels working classes and middle classes were already coming into frequent usage The old inherited aristocracy reinforced by the new gentry who owned their success to business industry and the professions evolved into an upper class which grimly maintained control over the political system depriving not only the working classes but also the middle classes of a voice in the political developments However the increasingly powerful middle classes undertook organized demonstrations to remedy this situation while the working class became hostile to not only the upper class but the middle class as wellThe working class was not exactly the lowest class but endured a lot of hardships They endured unemployment long hours with little pay factories full of filth animals and pests harsh climatetemperatures germs and illnesses and had almost no say in anything that had to do with their government The upper class capitalists could have easily fixed many of these thingsThe citizens apart of the working class had to endure 10 hour working days Some children were even forced to start working as young as the age of three Children and adults of all ages worked in the factories and had very little pay for the work they had done Between 12s and 15s was a normal wage for the laborers One capable of a normal human life span could not be
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA