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US Classes

Author: Paul Hannan

This lesson will differentiate between the classes in US society. Specifically addressing the three primary classes; upper class, middle class, and lower class.

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Terms to Know
  • Lower Class

    Members make less than $30,000 a year.

  • Middle Class

    Members make between $30,000-$200,000 a year; contains 3/5 of Americans.

  • Upper Class

    Members make more than $200,000 a year.

  • Working Class

    Members from both the lower class and the upper class who make up to $50,000 a year and have little or no savings or investments.

  • Working Poor

    People who work hard but cannot seem to get ahead, they live paycheck to paycheck and struggle to make ends meet.