Drinking Age Essay

This essay has a total of 630 words and 3 pages.

Drinking Age

Drinking Age

Why has America had so many problems with underage drinking? I think that there is way
too much underage drinking by young adults in America. On the other hand, I donít believe
that it is their fault. I feel, that the lawmakers should lower the drinking age. The
National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1986 forces states to enforce the legal age of 21
years old or lose matching highway funds.

Alcohol has been around since the beginning of time and its not going to disappear. I
believe that alcohol is not a bad thing, unless you abuse it. Today, most young adults
start drinking early in their high school years at social gatherings. During those years,
they endure many changes in their lives. They think that if they donít drink like their
fellow peers, they will not fit in. What they donít know is that their body is still
growing and alcohol can lead to many complications early in life.

In many cultures drinking as a young adult is not frowned upon, you are encouraged to have
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