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    Lowering Drinking Age: A Crucial Decision? Thesis statement: Despite the fact that many Americans claim that persons under 21 do not have the capacity to handle drinking‚ in my opinion‚ drinking age should be lowered from 21 to 18 due to the fact that teenagers at the age of 18 can make important decisions‚ and the prohibition of alcohol has not been successful in the last 30 years. There are some reasons why people believe that teens should be prohibited from drinking at the age of 18.

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    comes to drinking. Establishment of Credibility: According to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 7‚000 teenagers under the age of 16 have already had their first sip of alcohol. (Teen alcohol) According to the Century Council 10 million teens from the ages 12-20 admit to consuming alcohol in the past 30 days. 2% of 12 year olds drink‚ 22% of 16 years olds drink‚ and 56% of 20 year olds drink‚ and these percentages are steadily increasing. (Underage drinking statistics) Thesis/ Purpose:

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    Kayla Couch Professor Dunn English 101 December 10‚ 2014 Should The Legal Drinking Age Be 18? The minimum legal drinking age in the United States is 21. Many have suggested lowering the drinking age to 18. I do not think the legal drinking age should be lowered because of the following reasons. Lowering the drinking age to 18 would have a negative impact on the lives of the youth of the United States. Making it legal for 18 year-olds to buy alcohol would increase the number of teens who drink. It

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    Running head: THE MINIMUM LEGAL DRINKING AGE 1 The Minimum Legal Drinking Age Carly Winne Summit County High School THE MINIMUM LEGAL DRINKING AGE Abstract This paper includes the view of why the drinking age should be lowered to eighteen. It has several points and fats to explain the reasoning of this opinion. It goes into depth of how it is affecting the youth‚ the future‚ and statistics and how lowering the age can make a positive change for everyone

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    Drinking Age There is a question that a lot of people have been wondering for a while now. Should the drinking age be lowered to eighteen years old? The United States Of America is one of the few countries to have a drinking age of twenty one‚ and a lot of people is wondering‚ at eighteen years old‚ you are old enough to go to war‚ drive‚ to choose the president‚ but not old enough to drink? Teenagers turn 21 and don’t know how to control their drinking‚ when in fact‚ they should be taught

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    The legal drinking age in the United States is a topic that has been debated for many years. This issue is‚ as some say we should keep it at the age of twenty-one‚ others say it should be lowered. Due to the minimum legal drinking age being twenty-one‚ alcohol has been even more appealing to kids whose brains naturally seek out risk more than adult brains do‚ but lowering the drinking age to reverse this effect would be detrimental to the developing body. After the drinking age was raised to twenty-one

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    Faheem Khan Mrs. Farley 2/27/13 Drinking Age The drinking age in America should be lowered to 18 from 21. Most kids who are between the ages of 18-20 already drink behind closed doors. When a person turns the age of 18 they are able to accomplish and are able to do many things‚ so why can they not drink? Over a thousand lives are lost each year by people under the age of 21 from drinking. If people are already drinking now before they even reach 21‚ and there are no laws enforcing on to them

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    Frankie Cline Ms. Erby English 108 Fall 12 12/4/12 The drinking age of 21 should be lowered to the age of 18. Many rights have different ages of initiation. A person can obtain a hunting license at age 12‚ driver ’s license at age 16‚ vote and serve in the military at 18‚ serve in the U.S. House of Representatives at age 25 and in the U.S. Senate at age 30‚ and run for President at age 35. At 18 years old you ’re considered to be an adult. You can get loans‚ buy a car‚ house‚ get marry‚

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    Smith English 101 09 May 2014 Drinking Age Should Be At Age 21 Many American adults assume that drinking age must be age 21‚ because starting to drink alcohol early would have a lot of negative consequences such as having more car accidents‚ risks of lungs cancers‚ and so on. On the other hand‚ some American teenagers also believe if the law allowed the underage drinking‚ we would have several car accidents‚ which happens every day. In the article “Heavy Drinking on College Campuses: No Reason

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    KEEPING THE DRINKING AGE THE SAME I believe that the drinking age should remain at twenty-one. Underage drinking is dangerous to the drinker and the rest of society. The U.S Department of Health and Human Services analysis shows that frequent binge drinking causes young people to engage in risky behavior such as using other drugs like marijuana and shows that people tend to have sex with six or more partners. Alcohol is very unhealthy for the brain and drinking at a young age could cause many health

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