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Lowering the drinking age

Lowering the Drinking Age: A Problem or a Solution? Why is it that 18 year old citizens, like myself, can legally obtain a driver's license, register to vote, be forced into jury duty or a draft, can be tried as an adult and even be put to death, but cannot buy and consume alcoholic beverages legally? It is hard for me to comprehend as a young American that we can be permitted or subjected to perform actions that affect the lives of other people, but we are not allowed to have the freedom of choice...

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Lower the Drinking Age

Lower the Drinking Age Everyone knows that it is illegal to consume alcohol under the age of 21. Why is 21 the "magical" age that makes a person intelligent and mature enough to consume alcohol? Sure, some adults abuse alcohol and some teenagers would be perfectly able to drink responsibly, but why not 18 or 35 or 40? This seemingly random number, 21, is associated with adulthood, as if the day a person turns 21 they know everything and are mature. The drinking age should be lowered to...

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Legalizing the Drinking Age to 18

Legalizing the Drinking Age to 18 When people turn to the age of eighteen, they are finally considered an adult. They can join the army, have the right to vote, buy cigarettes or tobacco products, get a tattoo and even die for our country, but they aren’t allowed to buy alcohol? A person can be responsible enough to live on his or her own, make money, pay bills, and yet they are not old enough to purchase or consume any type of alcohol. Underage drinking has been a major controversial issue for...

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Underage Drinking

Underage Drinking Stacey Johnson University of Phoenix COMM 112 Mr. Johnson April 16, 2012 Underage Drinking The topic I chose is underage drinking. The reason I chose this topic is due to the number of teens that consume alcohol that under the age of 21. Upon doing research for this topic, there are many topics to choose from. I was able to narrow it down and research three topics that I think would be significant to the paper that I will be writing. I searched the Scholarly Journals...

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Lowering the Drinking Age

Composition I April 6, 2014 Why the Drinking Age Should Stay at Twenty-One The United States drinking age throughout all 50 states has been the same since 1984 when a law was put in place by the U.S. Congress punishing all states who did not abide by the legal age limit of 21. Since this law was put into place, it has become one of the most widely studied laws in history. While there are many arguments and new bills being created to reduce this age, especially among college universities...

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Drinking Age Raised

Many young people’s lives can be saved if the legal drinking age is twenty-one. The alcohol consumption of under age pupils has been a concern that relates to many more problems among our community. I believe that the current drinking age should be increased to the age of twenty-one because it would help contract alcohol related injuries and deaths among adolescents and young adults. Rising the drinking age could also help to prevent alcohol consumption whilst in a position of a beginners driving...

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Lowering Legal Drinking Age

Speech 1060 July 16th, 2011 Persuasion Speech Lowering Legal Drinking Age General Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose: Want audience to agree that lowering drinking age to 18 won’t be as bad as some are making it out to be. Organizational Pattern: Monroe’s Motivated Sequence. I. Introduction: a. Attention strategy: When was the last time you wanted to crack open a cold Bud Light and chug it? Maybe you are over 21 and it you do it all of the time. b. Does the topic relate...

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Legal Drinking Age

The Legal Drinking Age Kyra C. Lyons Bryant & Stratton College Phil 250 Mike Sulak July 3, 2012 Increasing or decreasing the legal age at which people can purchase and drink alcohol has been a controversial issue for quite some time now. Some people say that it should be lowered because teens drink anyway, some say that it should increase or the stay the same due to health risk. There are many other viewpoints to both sides and in this paper we are going to explore both sides to the story ...

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Argument Essay Changing Drinking Age to 18

they buy or consume alcohol? The alcoholic drinking age should be lowered to age eighteen because at that age you are responsible, mature, and it will help send the right message. Society states that eighteen year olds can not handle alcohol because they make a lot of mistakes so therefore they are “irisponsible “. If you start to drink at age eighteen or twenty one your tolerance is still going to be the same. So in that case it does not matter what age you start to drink because you do not know...

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Drinking Alcohol

Topic:Should the minimum legal age for drinking alcohol raised from 18 to 21 in Australia Name:Michael Student #: Thesis statement:The minimum legal age for drinking alcohol should be raised from 18 to 21 in Australia Paragraph 1 1st Topic Sentence:Increasing drinking age makes our society safer 1st Supporting Idea:drunk drive causes many accidents Evidence:new drivers--poor skills--easy to be killed- 3.65 drivers and 0.77 additional people died 2nd Supporting...

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