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CLASS SYSTEMS IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND BY LAUREN AND NATALIA.

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1 CLASS SYSTEMS IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND BY LAUREN AND NATALIA

2 WHAT WERE THE CLASS SYSTEMS? START OF 1800’S INEQUALITIES INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION REMAINED STABLE

3 UPPER CLASS HEREDIATRY ARISTOCRACY VERY SEPARATE CONTROLLED POLITICAL SYSTEM DID NOT HAVE PROFESSIONS £30,000

4 MIDDLE CLASS INCREASINGLY POWERFUL CLASS CONCIOUS TRADE UNIONS RICH FAMILES WITHOUT TITLES SKILLED PROFESSIONS-DOCTORS, TEACHERS LOWER-£ UPPER-£

5 WORKING CLASS EMPLOYED BY INDRUSTRAIL WORKERS HOSTILE TO OTHER CLASSES LOW SKILLED DANGEROUS JOBS £ PAUPERS/SUNKEN PEOPLE – EXTREME POVERTY TARGET OF PLIANTHROPISTS SAILORS-£40-75 SOLIDERS-£25

6 WOMEN NO INDEPENDENT LEGAL STATUS NO RIGHTS TO MONEY NO CLAIM TO CHILDREN

7 HOW CLASS SYSTEMS AFFECTED MELODRAMA GROWTH OF MIDLLE CLASS= NEW TYPE OF MELODRAMA WORKING-HORRORS OF REAL LIFE MERCHANT FAMILES-LESS VIOLENCE


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