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Class within the Victorian Era

The different social classes were distinguished by inequalities in areas such as
power, authority, wealth, working and living conditions, lifestyle, lifespan, religion,
culture and education. They tended to follow a social hierarchical structure, such as
the one below


Upper Class

The upper class tended to…

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These were the beggars and prostitutes.

Women in this class were commonly referred to as `fallen' and they were seen as a
precursor to ruin and prostitution. Falleness is caused by seduction, poverty or
degeneracy. There were 8,600 prostitutes known to the police in 1857 but it was
believed that…

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Priya96

Great notes thanks for posting!

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