The Upper Class In The Late 19th Century

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The upper class initially benefited from the institutions (pools, theatres, and education)The wealthy members of society did not wish to live in cramped quarters any longer. The conditions were filthy and not living up to their modern expectations. They finally received what they deserved when they started moving to lavish homes outside the cities while the poor plebeians stayed in the cramped cities. The wealthy members could afford the new housing after Hausmann’s reforms. This included enlarging the streets, an expanded and cleaner sewer system, public parks, and pools.
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