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Unformatted text preview: A class structure allows the best rise to the top of the social strata. 2. Class structure provides a motivating force Fluid class structure provides motivation and an arena for individual achievement. It offers prizes that challenge people to work hard. 3. Class structure provides opportunity Americans believe that through hard work, all people have a crack at getting to the top. The wealth of the few is the goal of every American. Of course, there is poverty. Poverty, however, is simply the result of individuals not trying hard enough....
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