StudentShare solutions
Triangle menu
Under-Age Drinking: Concerns and Recommendations
8 pages (2000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Age Drinking: Concerns and Recommendations Table of Contents Page No. 3 Introduction 4 Understanding under-age drinking 4 Concernsrelated to under-age drinking 5 Individual and social consequences 6 Contributing factors 7 Intervention strategies 8 Conclusion 10 Recommendations 11 Abstract Under-age alcohol consumption is a growing problem that has been found all over the world. There are a number of issues associated with early alcohol consumption including developmental and social problems that can have long term consequences for the user. Alcohol use by adolescents has been found to have roots in social, environmental, familial and personal factors. Combination of these factors makes some... ? Under –...
Preview
House Parties with Under Age Drinking
6 pages (1500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Underage alcohol consumption is a common behavior in the United s of America where the minimum drinking age across all states is 21. There has been an increasing prevalence of drinking at young ages, as well as excessive drinking, drinking many drinks in a session. This essay explores the role that house parties play in the prevalence of underage drinking, what laws are in place and whether the current policies are adequate. The current levels of punishment for underage drinking and both selling and providing alcohol to minors appear to be insufficient to deter this behavior from being frequent, and in many cases people are not caught... ?Legal Ramifications of House Parties with Underage...
Preview
Under Age Drinking Grant for the Air Force
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking among the Air Force Officials and in that of the Colorado Spring region, one of the major US Air Force Academy. The granting of Air Force Academy in consuming alcohol to underage officials, below the age of 21 years, made oppositions from many angles within the United States. Public Interest Organizations like that of MADD and DADD made so many agitations and discussions in order to change this grant from U.S Air Force. These Public Interest Organizations... COLORADO SPRINGS In APA Format Manoj George - Thomas Pulikkan Essay-04, 09 May 2009. A b s t r a c t Underage alcoholic consumption is one of the major juvenile crimes found in today's world. This essay is a brief account of underage...
Preview
Drinking age
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking has been on the public limelight for a long time. According to Hanson et al, a drinking permit shouldreplace the minimum legal drinking age as a solution to the problem. According to Hanson et al, prohibition is not the ultimate solution since it only leads retaliation. The under-age will do anything to make sure they have their drink without being caught by the law. When the law finally allows then to drink, they do it irresponsibly since there was no introductory mentorship. Instead of promoting rebellion, responsible drinking should be encouraged through “provisional drinking license” which is similar to provisional driving license. Moderation... Summary Response The issue of underage...
Preview
Change/lowering Drinking age
7 pages (1750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking or the consumption of alcohol is one of the legal issues, because it comes with legal implications. Because of this, the legal drinking age is the age at which an individual can purchase or/ and consume alcoholic food or/ and alcoholic beverage. The law on alcohol consumption may vary among countries or there may be exemptions and special circumstances in these laws. In the United States and the United... ?Insert Introduction Countries that have a developed criminal justice system also have more comprehensive legislation to legally qualify and make prescriptions on an array of socio-cultural, economic or political actions and developments which take place within the auspices of the society....
Preview
Drinking age
7 pages (1750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age (Should be Increased or Decreased) Around the same time each year, there are millions of American kids out there that graduate from high school. After graduation the real celebrations start by getting drunk and massive parties, it even ends up with police involvement and arresting of students. These legal issues take a lot of time to resolve sometimes months and years as well. Every year this debate arises whether the legal drinking age should be abolished or lowered. As per the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984, United States of America has the highest legal drinking age as compared to any other country in the world. It is stated in the act, along with other... ? Information]...
Preview
Drinking age
6 pages (1500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age College Drinking Age Introduction Among the people belonging to the adolescent category, the connection between addicted alcohol consumption and other trending addictions – sex and drugs, bearing unfavorable social and chemical consequences, respectively, has well been recognized. Based on the recent studies, it is observed that adolescent people’s consumption of alcohol early in life and their accessibility to alcohol at home significantly relate to increased alcoholic drinking habits affecting social behaviors in the future. These results suggest reinforcements for potential drinkers to...
Preview
Lowering the drinking age
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age Alcoholism is turning to a rampant issue upon the societies with the untamed indulgence into the habit increasing gradually among the youth. The practice raises heated debates upon stakeholders who perceive it differently. Those who oppose drinking argue out that it causes adverse effects on the health of individuals, and premature addiction to drinking would result to ill-fated future lives on individuals and their families. However, other stakeholders support law amendments to accommodate drinking at the age of eighteen since the youth are mature and would make sound decisions concerning the practice of drinking (Wechsler and Nelson, 2010). This essay establishes varied... Lowering the...
Preview
The drinking age
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age should not be lowered as younger people are both physically and mentally unfit to handle the responsibilities of drinking. Introduction: Underage drinking-related accident statistics (Bell); Younger people react differently to the effects of alcohol and do not know how much they can handle until it is too late Body: The drinking age has previously been lowered, only to yield negative and devastating results (Chapman); There is a correlation between a higher drinking age and fewer alcohol-related accidents; In favor of lowering the age: If the age were lowered, there would be fewer attempts of young people illegally obtaining alcohol. In refute, if they have... to illegally get...
Preview
The Drinking Age
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age The perpetual argument that goes on about what is the most suitable age to permit drinking has very acute arguments from both sides of the debaters. Some people argue that the legal age observed in most countries, which is 21 years old, is a little extreme and that the age should be lowered down to somewhere around the 18-19 year old mark. The people who hold this view believe that if young adults begin at an earlier age with proper supervision and in a controlled environment then they can be more aware as to the effects of alcohol on their systems and would...
Preview
Minimum Legal Drinking Age
12 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age The Uniform Drinking Age Act of 1984 mandates that the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) is to be 21 across all States in America. States which do not conform to the act risk losing federal transportation funds. A large number of studies deal with the MLDA as an alcohol control policy, and it is the subject of several essays. Most of the studies focus on motor vehicle crashes, which is the leading cause of death in teenagers. The MLDA has proponents and opponents, who hold fast to their respective positions in this debate (American Medical Association, n.d.). Morris E. Chafetz, in “The 21-Year-Old Drinking Age: I Voted for it; It Doesn't Work,” and Toben F. Nelson... Minimum Legal Drinking ...
Preview
The Debate on Lowering the Drinking Age
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age: I do not agree on lowering the drinking age It seems preposterous to think that just because the 21 year old age drinking limit cannot be effectively enforced, the solution would be to lower the drinking age. The proposed solution depends on the notion that by merely lowering the drinking age, then young adults would start abiding and will not drink at all. I disagree with this perspective not only because it is unreasonable, but also because it is ineffective. The problem about teenage drinking is not just age related but is rather a combination of many issues that includes social, psychological and even cultural issue. The article in CBS News stated... The Debate on Lowering the...
Preview
Drinking age in Canada
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking age in Canada: A growing body of research related to the controversial subject of legal drinking age can be found in the present world. Proponents of lowering the drinking age to 18 argue that if a person at 18 is considered eligible enough to vote, he/she should also be trusted with the right to consume alcohol. Opponents of the legal drinking age of 18 see an army of hotheaded teenagers with large beer cans in their hands as a grave issue associated with huge social consequences. Though the legal drinking age varies from country to country but it is stressed in Canada that all people under 19 should be denied alcoholic beverages. The pattern of legal drinking age in Canada... ? 02 December...
Preview
Minimum Age for Drinking
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Age for Drinking A person, on reaching the age of 18, is legally considered as an adult in the US. It confers on him or her all the legal rights like getting enrolled in the military, exercising franchise, signing contracts, getting married without parental consent, living alone etc. At the same time, it is considered illegal for this person to consume alcoholic beverages, till he or she reaches the age of 21 years. It is arbitrary on the part of the government to put such a restriction on this one aspect. Since an individual is considered legally as an adult on reaching the age of 18, he or she should also have the right to drink at this age. Therefore, the legal age for consumption... of...
Preview
Lowering the Drinking Age
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age One of the most contentious topics of the day has been regarding the lowering of the drinking age and there have been strong arguments in favor of and against the attempt to lower the legal drinking age to eighteen. The idea of lowering the drinking age has been strongly opposed by the federal safety officials while a quiet movement to lower the legal drinking age to eighteen has been taking root for some years now. The advocates of such a move argue that people who are allowed to vote and fight for the country at the age of eighteen need to be permitted to enjoy a beer or two at this age. The proponents of lowering the drinking age place their strong arguments in the most... Lowering the...
Preview
The Legal Drinking Age
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age Introduction The legal age of drinking is something that should be set considering the maturity level of individuals in society. Most countries in the world believe that individuals reach their maturity level by the age of 18 years and so does the United States of America. However, the difference is that the rest of the countries excluding the USA, Indonesia, Mongolia and Palau have legalized drinking when an individual turns 18 and has gained the maturity level to indulge or avoid it. The USA on the other hand does not allow its citizens to drink before they turn 18. The country does allow its citizen to do everything else like voting or marrying but they are forbidden...  The Legal Drinki...
Preview
Alcoholic Drinking Age
8 pages (2000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age Introduction The debate regarding the minimum alcohol drinking age has been in the limelight for the past few decades. The discussion here will take place with the view that “lowering the drinking age in the United States where the minimum drinking level currently stands at 21 years is the need of time and it is the only viable long term solution to the drinking problems”. Arguments would be presented in the favor of this proposition and will try to explore and counter the arguments presented against this proposition as well. After the repeal of prohibition in the “year 1933, many states in the United States set the minimum drinking age limit at 21 years and some states set... ? Alcoholic...
Preview
Abstract Legal Drinking Age
1 pages (250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age (MLDA) and compelling arguments are tried to be put forward by both proponents and opponents of lowering MLDA. Though the legal drinking age varies from country to country but it is stressed by MLDA in the USA that as many as possible under 21 people should be restricted to purchase alcohol openly as 18 year olds do not happen to be mature enough to make proper decisions amidst situations when things may get wayward due to alcoholic influence. The age 21 law is the reason why fewer car accidents due to alcoholic influence occur in America as compared to the European world. While it is claimed that MLDA should not be set... There is a growing body of research on the issue of minimum legal...
Preview
Persuasive Speech about Lowering the drinking age
6 pages (1500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age Topic: Lowering the drinking age General Purpose: To inform the audience that lowering the drinking age will be more advantageous to our country USA Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that lowering the drinking age will be more advantageous to our country USA Thesis Statement: Considering the 21st century environment, discrimination to the youth due to their age despite their ability to make decision, increased traffic accidents and crime rates it would be beneficial for the government to reduce the drinking age from 21 years to 18 years. Organizational Pattern: Monroe’s Motivational Sequence Visual Aids: none Introduction I. Attention-getter: The drinking age... Lowering the...
Preview
Defending the minimum drinking age
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age The age at which alcohol drinking should be legally permitted has become a subject of debate and controversy in the United States of America. The minimum drinking age was set in the United States to 21 years in the year 1984 under the National Minimum Drinking Age Act. This law was implemented in all the fifty states in America and thus a unanimous legal age of drinking was set in the country (Ogilvie 2011). This law has been opposed by a few people who believe that the age of drinking should be reduced to 18 years. This debate gained full momentum in the year 2008 when this reduction of the age of drinking was asserted by John McCardell Jr. who had served... as a president in a...
Preview
Minimum Legal Drinking Age Debate
7 pages (1500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age Debate All the 50 U.S. states have set age 21 as the Minimum Drinking Age (MLDA). However, a number of states have exceptions that permit consumption under 21 when done at home, under the supervision of adults or when necessitated by a medical reason. Those pushing for a lower MLDA argue that the current MLDA 21 has just exacerbated binge drinking instead of serving the intended purpose of stopping teenage drinking. Youths are now drinking from environment that are uncontrolled, unhealthy and life endangering. Those opposed to a lower MLDA base their argument on the notion that teenagers at 18 are not mature and responsible enough to handle alcohol. They are therefore... Minimum Legal...
Preview
Defending the Minimum Drinking Age
5 pages (1250 words) , Download 1
...Drinking Age The age at which alcohol drinking should be legally permitted has become a subject of debate and controversy in the United States of America. The minimum drinking age was set in the United States to 21 years in the year 1984 under the National Minimum Drinking Age Act. This law was implemented in all the fifty states in America and thus a unanimous legal age of drinking was set in the country (Ogilvie 2011). This law has been opposed by a few people who believe that the age of drinking should be reduced to 18 years. This debate gained full momentum in the year 2008 when this reduction of the age of drinking was asserted by John McCardell Jr. who had served... as a president in a...
Preview
Should the U.S. lower the drinking age to 18
10 pages (2500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking age is defined as the minimum age in which an individual is legally allowed to consumethe alcoholic beverages. ‘With the repeal of the Prohibition in 1933, the states were able to set their own rules regarding the minimum drinking age under the authority established by the Twenty-first amendment to the Constitution.’ (Williams, Elizabeth M, and Stephanie J. Carter. The A-Z Encyclopedia of Food Controversies and the Law. Santa Barbara, Calif: Greenwood/ABC-CLIO, 2011.) There are the majority of the states which have kept the dinking age at the 21 years whereas on the other hand, there are some which have reduced the underage drinking to 18-20 years. In the 1970s , the drinking age... ...
Preview
Why Drinking Age Should Be Lowered by Ruth C. Engs
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age should be lowered: An opinion based upon research wrote by Ruth C. Engs, an Applied Health Sciences professor in Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana dated March 20, 1988, 18 to 19 years of age should be legally allowed to drink, and thus, young adults must be permitted to drink in restaurants, taverns, pubs, or even in the official school and university functions (Engs, R. C. 1988). According to the CBSNews, legalization of drinking within the young people in public places would reduce their task in the enforcement of the law and that they can focus on other problems (CBSNews, 2010). This article as well as those articles related to this tone tackles... ? Introduction In an article “Why...
Preview
Reducing the Legal Drinking Age
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age Even though alcohol is a legal drug, its consumption remains regulated across s. Regulating alcohol consumptionis an example of application of the law that has special considerations. While the law generally categorize people as either majors or minors and the law is applied as such, regulation of drinking restrict alcohol consumption among adults who are less that 21 years old. This means that even though an individual may have attained the majority age of 18 years, drinking remains illegal until the age of 21. This partiality in application of law has led to varying opinions with some people supporting the set drinking age while others argue that the legal drinking... ?Reducing the legal...
Preview
Why the Drinking Age Should be Lowered
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age should be lowered Drinking age within the teenagers need to be lowered because they have every right to pick and choose what they feel like. This is because they are intelligent enough to know what is good for them and what can be deemed as vehemently wrong. The need is to comprehend how the drinking age has to be adjusted in the first place. There are different societies in the world which offer a host of explanations in the wake of the drinking age. However, what remains to be seen is how well this age represents the true mindsets of the people who are actually bringing about a positive change to begin with. The drinking age can only be seen as a number... ?Argumentative essay on why the...
Preview
Legal Age of Drinking Should Be Eighteen
9 pages (2000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Age of Drinking Should be Eighteen Introduction Alcohol intake is a common practice in many countries of the world and laws to regulate its production and consumption vary from one country to another. The debate over whether or not the drinking age should be lowered has existed for many years today.The legal drinking age is 21 in the United States; however,in 1981 it was as low as eighteen. According to the American law, one is considered an adult at age 18 and every individual at this age is expected to abide by the laws of the country and participate fully towards the collective aims of the society. Although many believe the drinking age should not be lowered,eighteenis considered mature... The Legal...
Preview
The Benefits of increasing Drinking Age
11 pages (2500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age When New Zealand’s government tried to increase the legal drinking age to 20 years, uncontrollable uproar emerged from the political parties and state was subjected to extreme criticism by public.It is just one example, the debate about lowering or increasing the drinking age has been a rather controversial and heated one since decades, and every society is facing this dilemma. The strategy of increasing drinking age has always been slammed and spurned mainly by public. In many developed nations such as USA and Australia, the legal age for consuming alcohol is 21, but there are sections of society, which claim that lowering drinking age is the best solution... The Benefits of increasing...
Preview
Should the Drinking Age be 18 Years
1 pages (250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age be 18 Years? In the recent past, there has been much debate on whether to lower the drinking age from 21 to 18 or not. With adulthood comes the rights, responsibilities and privileges of being one, with the American law describing an adult as that person who is 18 years old or more. This person has the legal authority to enter into contracts, marry without the consent of parents, serve in the military and vote among others, except drinking alcohol. This essay postulates that the drinking age should not be 18. Psychologically, humans would want to do what they have been prohibited from doing. The push would even be more for an adult, at 18, who would be allowed all other... Should the...
Preview
Lowering The Legal Age of Drinking
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Age of Drinking Despite the strong dissent from the part of federal safety officials, the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) is likely to be brought down to 18 as some advocates forcefully argue that teenagers who are permitted to vote and bleed for their country must also be allowed to enjoy one or two beers. At the same time, opponents point to a reported increase in binge drinking among adolescents as an obvious cause for not reducing the MLDA. Evidently, reducing MLDA will raise serious socio-economic and cultural issues including a considerable increase in crime rates and accident rates. The considerable level of fatal road accident mitigation is one of the potential... Lowering the Legal Age of...
Preview
Changing the Legal Drinking Age in Michigan
9 pages (2250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age in Michigan ABSTRACT The research paper is about the legal drinking age allowed in Michigan which is 21 years of age. The paper will prove that age is not the primary requirement in drinking. Instead it strengthens the urge of the young people to try what is prohibited from them. Introduction Drinking alcoholic beverages was very rampant in different parts of the world mostly in the Western society and is usually done during social gatherings, get-together, and parties. It has been a part of almost every person’s life and majority of these were the young people; trying out of curiosity and getting addicted to it to fit in their society. As defined by Cambridge... Changing the Legal...
Preview
Legal Drinking Age Has No Effect
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age Has No Effect Drinking age has been one of the most common phrases in our lives. Every time one of us scurries off to buy some liquor or to a club in order to party away, we are asked to prove our identity through photo ID to show that we are legally eligible for consuming liquor. Before I had read the two articles assigned by the teacher, my own personal perception was that the drinking depends more on self-control than age limit. Twenty one years old is the legal drinking age within the United States of America, as everyone is aware. It is the age in which the children have reached their maximum level of maturity and are grown up enough to make their own responsible decisions... Legal...
Preview
The legal drinking age should be 18 years of age
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking age should be reduced to 18 years of Age Outline Thesis ment: However, the legal age for alcohol consumption should be reduced from 21years of age to 18years since the later are responsible young adults entitled to vote, marry; and considering the menace of over-consumption due to curiosity and experimentation. 18 year old are young citizens capable of taking responsibility and making decisions Right to vote, marry Acquisition of identity cards Secure employment The forbidden fruit Menace Over indulgence in alcohol out of curiosity Rebellious nature of young adults of 18 years of...
Preview
Lowering Drinking Age from 21 to 18
5 pages (1250 words) , Download 1
...Drinking Age from 21 to 18 To kick off the essay, one should believe that alcoholism has hampered the growth levels within the society of late. A number of people thus drink in moderation so that they could take control of their drinking issues, but the counter argument suggests a completely different picture. Then again some people are of the view that these alcoholics are destroying their livers and also taking huge risks of landing up in problems courtesy the law itself. Having said that the aspects are immense as regards to the drinking regimes and which must be aimed at stopping people from indulging in such habits in a very severe manner. This proposal essay takes a look at the legal... Lowering...
Preview
The Drinking Age should not be Lowered to 18 or 19
3 pages (750 words) , Download 1
...Drinking Age should not be lowered to 18 or 19 Binge drinking at an early age and at campuses has been lethal and has claimed the lives of many students. The consumption of alcohol keeps on increasing day by day and it has been a trend that the twenty first birthday celebration of a student marks to be a special day. They consider it to be an independence day when they can start drinking legally. Alcohol consumption has turned into a fashion symbol for many. Campus deaths of students have been reported either due to excessive alcohol intake or due to the consequences that a person does not retain control...
Preview
The Drinking Age should not be lowered to 18 or 19
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age should not be lowered to 18 or 19 Binge drinking at an early age and at campuses has been lethal and has claimed the lives of many students. The consumption of alcohol keeps on increasing day by day and it has been a trend that the twenty first birthday celebration of a student marks to be a special day. They consider it to be an independence day when they can start drinking legally. Alcohol consumption has turned into a fashion symbol for many. Campus deaths of students have been reported either due to excessive alcohol intake or due to the consequences that a person does not retain control...
Preview
The drinking age should be lower or not
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age: A Discussion of the Risks and Benefits of Such a Proposition What is oddly bizarre about the way in which the United States has enacted and enforces drinking law is the fact that nearly every privilege of adulthood within our society is granted upon the individual reaching the age of 18 years. These privileges are interestingly of a seemingly secondary nature to the “ultimate” privilege of imbibing alcoholic beverages; for this, the federal government demands that an individual must be at or over the age of 21. This brief essay will attempt to consider some of the ways in which the drinking age, as it stands currently at 21, actually only serves to compound... Section/# Lowering the...
Preview
Should drinking age be lowered to 18 like in Europe
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age be Lowered to 18 Like in Europe The issue of reducing the legal drinking age in the US is so much live and concurrent that nearlyall high school and college students favor reducing the age of drinking to 18. Time is very much ripe to debate this issue for the sake of the young American populations (Debatewise.org 1). Online audiences also support very much the reduction of age bar to 18, as is visible from the online poll on the topic, as 82 percent say les and only 18 percent say no to it (Debate.org 1). Pros and cons of the issue need to be considered...
Preview
Debate: Why should we against to lower drinking age
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age? There are some in society who believe lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18 would have positive benefits, both for society and for the health and well-being of today’s youth. Proponents of changing the drinking age believe that under the current 21-and-over laws found nationwide tends to drive teenage drinking underground, forcing youths to drink in unregulated and unsupervised environments. However, there is far more evidence that reducing the drinking age to 18 would have significant health-related consequences and would likely provide increases in youth fatalities. The drinking age should remain at age 21 in order... HERE HERE YOUR HERE HERE Why should we be against lowering the...
Preview
Alcohol: Should we lower the drinking age to 18
4 pages (1000 words) , Download 1
...age of drinking to 21 and all the teenagers under the age of 21 are not allowed to take alcohol. However, there are some exceptions; teenagers under the age of 21 can be allowed to have a drink at home on supervision by the parent. Further, in case of medical needs or any other relevant needs, teens below 21 can be allowed to drink. Proponents argue that lowering drinking age below 21 in US has no impact on drinking rate. They state that the rate of drinking has increased and increased health related issues among the teens (“National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism”). However, the opponents argue that drinking age at 18 is not a good idea due to the fact that teens... Alcohol United s set the...
Preview
Should the U.S. lower the drinking age to 18
10 pages (2500 words) , Download 2
...drinking age to 18? Every year, millions of American kids graduate from high school, throw massive parties and get drunk. Police end up arresting a lot of these kids, causing them legal trouble for months or even years. So, every year, there's a new debate about whether we should lower or even abolish the legal drinking age (Cloud). In America drink age is 21 even though a person gets voting rights at the age of 18. America is believed to be one of the most civilized countries in the world. It should be noted that in most of the European countries, the drink age is 18 whereas in America, the authorities are not allowing the people to drink until they reach 21 years of age... ?Should the U.S. lower the...
Preview
The drinking age should be lowered to 18
3 pages (750 words) , Download 0
Free
...drinking age should be lowered to 18 The drinking age should be lowered to 18. 18 is the legal age where an individual is treated as an adult where he or she is already fully responsible for his or her action and its consequences. This should include drinking alcohol. It just do not make any sense that at 18 years old, I can already be tried legally in a court of law, drafted in the Army, issued a weapon that kills and go to war, can get married and start a family, and yet I cannot even drink a bottle of beer legally! Elsewhere in the world, 18 years old is the legal drinking age and here in America which is supposed to be the bastion of freedom and resonsibility, I could be arrested... for...
Preview
Drinking Age in the US regarding college students
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age from 21, affect college ’ INTRODUCTION It is a recognized fact that binge-drinking, which is quite common among college students, causes numerous problems in society – the least of which is accidents that result in deaths of the drinking people as well as innocent victims. Such accidents can be caused by under-age as well as adult alcohol consumers. However, many people differ on the subject of what should be considered the age-limit for the legal consumption of alcohol. BACKGROUND Before 1984, eighteen year olds could legally purchase and consume alcohol in the United States. However, after 1984, the American government pressured the state... Module ‘How would raising or lowering the...
Preview
Should the alcohol drinking age be increased or decreased
7 pages (1750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking results in high blood pressure and it can be dangerous for a person’s health if blood pressure always remains at a high state. High blood pressure can cause several neurological diseases. Due to high flow of blood in the brain and other parts of body the brain starts behaving abnormally. This abnormality reflects in a person’s behavioral characteristics. If a person consumes more alcohol he/she starts losing out control of anger. Adults who consume alcohol on a regular basis should remember that alcohol can cause serious health problems if consumed at a large scale. Teenagers attaining age 16 or above mostly have a tendency to consume... Introduction Consumption of alcohol is very common in the ...
Preview
Why the drinking age should be lowered to 18
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age to 18. Debate has arisen over whether or not to lower the drinking age to 18 years. There are obviously arguments both for and against it, both of which will be explored in this essay. The majority of information given opposing the move is based on physiological effects of alcohol on young bodies, with a great deal of emphasis placed on the problem of college drinking. No doubt, drinking has effects on both individual mortality rates and accidental death but this occurs regardless of the age at which the person is imbibed. Some states have shifted the drinking age to accommodate youth who are enlisted in the army and in war-zones arguing that if the youth is old enough... Lowering the...
Preview
Legal Drinking age in the U.S. vs in Panama
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Drinking Age in the U.S Vs in Panama Alcohol is a globally spread social drink that has already outsmarted cigarette from the title of world’s favorite means of potation. Alcohol consumption has also been noted as the prime cause of a number of social menaces in many parts of the world. The adverse effects of alcohol consumption on the mind and body of an individual mark the bad side of the habit. At the same time, according to many experts, intake of alcohol in limited quantities is not at all problematic. But alcohol is an intoxicating liquid and its continuous consumption leads to addiction and gradually the quantity consumed only increases and it becomes very hard for one... ?(Add (Add (Add Legal...
Preview
Should the drinking age be lowered to 18
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...age that the government respects individuals as having the proper level ofmaturity stands at 21 years (Montgomer, Foley, & Wolfson, 2006). Youth drinking beneath this MLDA represents a serious public safety risk, both to the offenders themselves and those around them. This includes large social costs, which come from irresponsible behavior. Public policies in the United States either aim to reduce alcohol supply to or alcohol demand from youth. Certain factors stand in the way of state public policies being properly enforced or having their intended effect: neighboring states may have differing policies, alcohol companies may lobby... Most s in the United s have set the MLDA1 at 21 years; thus, the age...
Preview
Should the drinking age be lowered from 21 to a younger age
6 pages (1500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age be lowered from 21 to a younger age? Introduction: The issue of minimum drinking age and its legal justifications has attracted the attention of the Media and social workers in recent years. Majority of people believes that it is better to fix the drinking age limit in 21 while another considerable number demands the lowering of legal drinking age from 21 to18. Proponents of this view have formed a perspective that lowering of minimum drinking age permits youths to consume alcohol in a responsible manner. But in the existing social status, majority of college students under nineteen have used alcohol in an irresponsible and adventurous way. As a highly controversial issue... Should the...
Preview
Why is 21 the drinking age and is it in fact the the real age limit
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...drinking age and is it in fact the ''real age'' limit I think 21 is the drinking age because less people are dying in '' driving under Influence accidents'' than when the age was 18. Drinking is a part of American culture just like anything else. Every country and culture across the world have their own way on drinking, and America seems to have the most..."unique" stance on it. When you're 18, you're still not "adult enough" to drink, although you are old enough to smoke yourself to death. I also believe that the drinking age should be raised to 21, just as many believe the drinking age is just fine where it is. Plenty of European countries are extremely negligent about it, and 12... Why is 21 the...
Preview
Alcohol Consumption in the United States. We should lower the drinking age to 18
4 pages (1000 words) , Download 1
...Drinking Age to 18. Alcohol Consumption in the United s Introduction It is undeniable fact that, alcohol consumption is the third leading cause of most deaths in the United States. For the past years, alcohol consumption has been the major contributing factor to road accidents and the leading cause of death for young adults and youths. Alcohol use is linked with a wide range of social and health consequences, sexual and physical assault, sexually transmitted infection, unintended pregnancy, crime, vandalism, violence, and other substances use. In the United States, drinking alcohol mostly begins during teenage hood or adolescence. In most cases, underage drinkers tend to drink... ? We Should Lower The...
Preview
1 - 50 results of 500 items
Contact Us