FC: Drinking Age
1: Intro Statment Do you like to drink? but to young? well if you help me lower the drinking age by talking to our politicians maybe in a few years we will be able to drink at a young age of 18 or 16. the drinking age was set at 18 until it was changed in 1984; When Congress passed the National Minimum Drinking Age Act.(Wikipedia).there are many reasons that we should lower the drinking age and why it would be good for the United States.lowering the drinking age would be good for us,because it would teach responsibility, and doctors say that, its good for your hearth when having a glass of wine for dinner.
2: Reason 1-pro Lowering the drinking age will give teens more responsibility, this will help them in life. If you have some one riding with you, you have there life in your hands, and also your own. And this is a big responsibility.(Procon.org)Also if you lower the drinking age we will be like several other countries. for example, england's children can drink at the age of 5 in the house hold.(wikipedia)
3: reason 2-pro Doctors say that it is healthy to drink a glass of wine, with your dinner. doctors say that it is good for your heart to drink wine because it help your blood clot and helps remove clogs in your arteries . when your kids drink a little bit in the household it helps lower the urge to binge drink.(Gale/Teen Drug Abuse, 2011)
4: reason 3-con Should the drink and be lowered form 21 to 18? no because teens are going through physical changes, peer pressure and urges. so teen who drink alcohol have a higher chance of academic failure. Drinking to much alcohol at this age will give the teen a greater chance of being an Alcoholic or binge drinking.(procon.org)
5: reason 4-con Raising the MLDA (Minimum Legal Drinking Age) back to 21 has decreased the percentage of fatal traffic accidents for those between 18 to 20 by 13% and has saved approximately 21,887 lives (procon.org)
6: Quotes "God is great, beer is good"-Billy Currington "a fine beer may be judged with only one sip, but it's better to be thoroughly sure."-Czech Proverb Quotes "The mouth of a perfectly happy man is filled with beer"-Egyptian Proverb Quotes "The best kinda beer, is an open one"-my own quote.
7: Work Cited "should the drinking age be lowered form 21 to a younger age?"-pro Drinking age procon.org 4/26/11 "Gale opposing veiwpoints"gale trials.com/product .aspx Teen Drug Abuse,2011 "should the drinking age be lowered from 21 to a younger age?"-con Drinking age procon.org 4/26/11 "legal Drinking age" Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/legal_drinking_age 30/may/2011 my own thoughts