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  • Drinking Age From 21 To 18
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    Problem: A person should be able to drink legally at the age of eighteen. The law that states that it is legal for a person to drink at the age of twenty-one should be changed so that an eighteen-year-old would be allowed to drink alcohol legally. At 18, you are now an adult and you are expected to act that way. Legally you can vote, get married, buy a lottery ticket, serve in the military and be tried as an adult in the United States court system. These are very important responsibilities that ...
  • Legal Drinking Age
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    Since the states increased their drinking age to 21 in 1987, every citizen of this country between the ages of 18 and 20 have been oppressed by the very people elected to power to protect their rights. It is evident that the legal drinking age among Americans should be lowered to the legal age of adulthood, 18 years. At this age, any American can marry without their Parent's approval and can move out of their guardian's house and live on their own. Why are these adults deprived of their right to...
  • Legal Driving Age
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    Yvonne Sanchez 800112219 Public Speaking 1301 Persuasive outline Final speech Legal Driving Age Debate Attention Getter A. Is premature driving killing our teens? B. Headlines read "Teen driver killed in wreck" High school student dies in car crash". C. In South Carolina 2% of the states drivers are under the age of 18. Those teens make up 4% of the drivers involved in fatal collisions and 7% of all accidents. D. The reason all these accidents happen is because too many teens are getting behind ...
  • Drinking Age
    514 words
    When someone turns 18, our country considers him an adult, and trusts him with the responsibility of voting, starting a family, purchasing firearms and tobacco products, entering into legal contracts, holding public office, fighting in a war, and dying for his country, a country that doesn't even allow him to consume alcohol. From the end of prohibition until 1984, drinking ages were determined by the states, many of them had the age at 21, while several lowered the age to 18, for the purchase o...
  • Legal Age To Twenty One
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    On his most recent birthday my brother turned eighteen. He was now legally an adult. He could do what he wanted, go where ever he wanted and no one could tell him any differently. Soon after his birthday he decided what he wanted to do with his life, and as he signed his name to that dotted line, I asked him if he found it ironic that he could give his life for his country, but still, was not old enough to purchase beer? My brother who is now legally an adult, who is responsible for his own well...
  • Why The Driving Age Should Stay At 16
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    Your sixteenth birthday has arrived and you rush to the nearest D.P.S. (Department of Public Safety) to make your driver's license. This is exactly what every teenager looks forward to, but some government officials do not think so. To them the legal driving age should be changed to eighteen. Concerned youngsters try not to acknowledge the fact that all the newspaper, television, and radio rumors are factual. Why should you have to wait two more years to drive when you are already responsible en...
  • Legal Service
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    {D} EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM IN ACHIEVING EQUALITY FOR WOMEN IN SOCIETY. As I have already stated, women have come a long way in the fight for equality. With numerous legislation, only some of which I have mentioned above, the legal system of today has been effective in striving to achieve equality for women. Although women and men are still not posed as wholly equal, the role of women over time has most definitely changed. Consider this statement: "The role of women in soc...
  • Year By Police To College Students
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    A proposal to decide upon a lower legal drinking age. Summary: The following proposal outlines why the legal drinking age should be lowered from 21 years of age to 18. The proposal will show the purpose of lowering the age, since at the age of 18 people can be tried in courts as adults, be drafted, buy tobacco products or even buy fire arms. Since 18 is the age of most freshman students in college, why should you have to wait three more years to drink legally? Need: Lowering the legal drinking a...
  • Legal Age Of Adulthood
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    A Different Sort Of Segregation- Position Paper A Different Sort Of Segregation- Position Paper On Legalizing Drinking Segregation of a Different Sort "If we [adults between 18 and 21] can still be trusted enough to fight in wars, if we can be trusted enough to vote for our leaders, if we can be trusted enough to have sex, then why the hell can't we be trusted with a glass of wine?' Shamed Dog an By law, anyone 18 years and older will be tried as an adult in court, is allowed to vote, and is req...

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