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I will pay for the following essay The legal drinking age should be lowered to eighteen. if this happen. The essay is to be 5 pages with three to five sources, with in-text citations and a reference page.

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Outline I. Introduction II. Eighteen is the age of adulthood A. Law extends many of the adult rights to an 18 year old B. Can marry, sign contacts, smoke, join army, etc C. An 18 year old is an adult and can act in a responsible manner III. Social influences A. Society moulds a person B. High legal drinking age deprives an individual of benign social influences C. Thereby it should be lowered to 18 to allow exposure to positive social Influence IV. Opposite views A. Misguided and emotive B. Unrealistic C. High legal age makes drinking a “forbidden fruit” V. Conclusion Rough Draft The Legal Drinking Age should be lowered to eighteen The legal drinking age is an issue that has raked in much controversy with contrary proposals being extended by warring sides, those arguing to raise the legal drinking age and those supporting a lowering of the drinking to 18. The thing that needs to be considered is that when it comes to fixing the legal drinking age, the attitude of the state and the law seems to have been guided more by the assertions and feelings of the masses, rather than being in consonance with the ground realities and a need for pragmatism. …

Now if the law thinks that an 18 year old has the emotional capacity and the reason to be able to decide on important issues as to who should govern the nation, or whether one should get married or to whom one should get married, or should one join the military, considering the risk that it involves, it is totally irrational and illogical to believe that an 18 year old cannot handle oneself while drinking. Thereby, the legal drinking age should be lowered to 18 as an adult person should have the right to make decisions about alcohol consumption in consonance with one’s beliefs and understanding. The other thing is that society is the potent and governing institution that helps the individuals and especially the adults to adapt and mould their behavior in tandem with the legal requirements and the dominant social expectations. Like many liberal and democratic societies, a responsible and recreational consumption of alcohol is an undeniable part of the American society. Thereby, by fixing the minimum legal drinking age at twenty one, the law deprives a large section of the adult population of the opportunity to adapt and mould their drinking behavior as per the legal requirements and social expectations. Lowering the legal drinking age to 18 will allow the young people to consume alcohol in the supervised and regulated environment of the bars, pubs and other licensed drinking locations, thereby allowing them to be responsible and tamed with their drinking behavior and attitudes.

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