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Unformatted text preview: corporations . From this vantage point, the upper-class occupies a position from which they can have great impact on the course of world history. The upper-class has a certain life style in which individuals are careful to socialize only with the "right crowd." Upper Middle-Class (10 Percent) The Upper middle-class consists of "successful business people, executives, professionals, and high ranking civil and military officials . Ownership of business as well as prestigious occupations bring wealth to these individuals. Most have high levels of education . The wealth of this class comes from investment and savings. Unlike in the upper class, they inherit little of their wealth. This group is very active politically and culturally....
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