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Drinking More Responsibly Essay Examples

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Think Before You Drink: An Outline of a Speech on the Dangers of Drinking
General Purpose: The purpose of this speech is to deter people from making a horrible, preventable, and possibly deadly decision at the end of their night out. I hope to save a life and teach people how to drink more responsibly, so that they are aware of smarter options. Attention Step: The scary reality is that a great...
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Casually Drinking Versus Drunk
With the staggering statistics of college drinking, DUI, and alcohol related deaths caused by binge drinking, there’s no wonder why people are dying by the thousands each year. Sadly though, these statistics show that the individuals who are dying of alcohol related deaths are between the ages 18-24 years of age (National I...
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Binge Drinking and Its Results Among Young Adults
Binge drinking is defined as "drinking large quantities of alcohol in one sitting, 5 standard drinks for men and 4 for women" (Ham & Hope, 2003, p. 720), and has been identified as the number one substance abuse problem in university life (Syre et al., 1997, cited in Morawska & Oei, 2005). However, defin...
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An Argument in Favor of Lowering the Legal Drinking Age
The legal drinking age has been a much debated topic since the repealing of the total prohibition of alcohol by the 21st amendment in 1933. (Palicz) The laws regarding this age limit have fluctuated over the years. The age limit was lowered in most states when the youth of the Vietnam and baby boomer generations protested t...
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The Legal Drinking Age Should Be Lowered to 18 Years in the United States
Lowering of Drinking Age When teenagers turn eighteen, we tell them they are adults and send them into the world. They go to college, get a job, marry or join the military. They do grown up things like vote, pay taxes and become parents. They can drive cars, buy a gun, smoke, serve on a jury, and go to an adult prison. But...
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Lowering the Drinking Age Is a Solution to Drinking Problems
Lowering the Drinking Age: A Problem or a Solution? Why is it that 18 year old citizens, like myself, can legally obtain a driver’s license, register to vote, be forced into jury duty or a draft, can be tried as an adult and even be put to death, but cannot buy and consume alcoholic beverages legally? It is hard for me to...
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A Biography of Thomas More
Born February 7, 1478 in London to John and Agnes More, Thomas More grew from humble beginnings to attain one of the highest political and judicial office of England, second only to the kings chair. As a boy he served as a page in the household of Archbishop Morton. He was recognized throughout early sixteenth-century Europ...
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The Struggles and Death of Sir Thomas More
Sir Thomas More: Is he the morally and legally person that we think he is? Sir Thomas More has been in the news a great deal recently. Im sure that most of you know that he had been convicted and put to death for treason. Many people probably dont know his conviction was based on the tainted testimony of Richard Rich, wh...
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Should the Drinking Age Be Lowered?
Lowering the drinking age would be bad for eighteen year olds. Eighteen year olds are not mature enough to make the decision to drink or not to drink. It is also a health risk to them, it affects them and they can be punished for drinking and that could ruin their lives. The drinking age should not ever be changed to eighte...
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Why There Is Need for a More Mature Drinking Culture in Australia
Abstract It is possible for Australia to create a more mature drinking culture, if the community know the knowledge about alcohol drinking in positive and negative impact to environment. And also it helps many new generations to care about their brain for a long life and better future to come. In many cases drinking cultu...
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Teen Drinking and Messages in Film
Growing up, movies were always a big part of any downtime I had. Generally, they were for most people my age. Typical movies were the Disney classics and the unforgettable Pixar films. The moment when Marlin found Nemo touched us almost as much as when Woody and Buzz became the best of friends. The best part was that movies...
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Drinking Age
Drinking. I think we all or most have experienced it. I think the drinking age should stay at the age of 21 instead of being lowered. The reason my opinion changed is because I see too many people my age making poor decisions and cannot control themselves. I think at this age many of us are mature but not enough when alcoho...
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Why Are Legal Adults between the Ages of 18 and 20 Denied the Right to Purchase Alcohol?
Turning 18 is a major event for all Americans because they are now considered legal adults. Being a legal adult, one can legally buy tobacco products, vote in an election, own firearms, be tried as an adult in court, enlist in the armed forces, serve jury duty, and even purchase pornography. Even though one is now considere...
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An Essay on Dangers of Drinking Alcohol
The Dangers of Drinking Drinking alcohol is one of the most common ways of life in todays society. In fact, people who do not drink are very few and far between. According to the Issues and Controversies on File, Alcohol is one of the most consumed beverages in the United States. It is doing nothing but damaging things to...
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An Analysis of Drinking and Driving Infomercials and If They Really Work
Do Drinking and Driving Infomercials Really Work? There are always campaigns and commercials about not drinking and driving, but do these infomercials really pay off? As a teenager, I watch television quite often. I see these commercials about drinking and driving and never really thought twice about them. The biggest f...
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We Should Teach Our Children to Drink Responsibly
Solution to Underage Drinking It is a Friday night. A group of seniors in high school are headed to a field party after a long week of school. Before arriving, they stop at a convenience store to buy some beer. The clerk asks for their identification and one teenager uses a cheaply made fake id to purchase the alcohol. Th...
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An Argument in Favor of Drinking Age Remaining on 21 Years
The Drinking Age Should Remain 21 By Matt Hill Teenagers will do just about anything to fit in with the "popular" crowd. Drinking and partying are both viewed as cool or popular in the eyes of some teenagers. What does a teenage party consist of? Well, it will usually take place in a house with no parental sup...
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A Discussion on Drinking in the United States
Although the minimum drinking age for most states in the United States is 21 years, this law causes more problems than solutions. By changing the drinking age society will have fewer problems with underage drinking, and young adults will have fewer problems with underage drinking. Additionally, this law remains unfair to th...
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The Issues of Teen Drinking
Teen Drinking People have different opinions whether or not the legal drinking age should be lowered to eighteen years old. Those people who think that a person who is old enough to vote and to go to war, should be allowed to drink alchol. People who are against this issue about drinking believe if the drinking age was t...
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An Argument of Lowering the Legal Drinking Age to Eighteen Years
The legal drinking age should be lowered to eighteen. Young men are sent to die in other countries everyday and can't even drink a beer legally. The irony of the whole situation is that the United States Government decides that the age of adulthood is eighteen. Many people drink resposibly by themselves. Why should actions...
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An Argument Against Drinking and Driving
How would you feel if an underage drinker crashed into your car while driving to or from the super market? I would be outraged, that is why I believe that the drinking laws should be enforced to affect the underage drinker. The enforcing of the law would help reduce the amount of underage drinkers off the road. Everyday the...
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An Opinion That the Drinking Age Is a Temporary Solution to a Permanent Problem
The Temporary Solution to a Permanent Problem: The National Drinking Age. I am not the first person to discuss this topic; and to be honest I'm probably not the only one who will write about this in class. But none the less, of all of the problems that I see in the spectrum of public policy, there are few if any that co...
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The Health Risks of Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy
Drinking alcohol is harmful during pregnancy. Alcohol crosses the placenta to the baby. It can accumulate in the fluid that surrounds the baby. If a mother drinks alcohol while she is pregnant she increases the babies risk of birth defects. Alcohol can prevent a baby's body, heart and brain from developing correctly. Alcoho...
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A Description of the Age of Drinking as an Issues in Our Country For a Long Time
The age of drinking has been an issue in our country for a long time and there are many regards on why the age is set at 21. The federal government should not impose a drinking age of 21. The drinking age should be lowered to the age of 18 for the following reasons; one, most people between the age of 18-20 are drinking...
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The Minimum Drinking Age in the United States Should Be Lowered to 19 or 20
When it comes to lowering the drinking age there is much debate about this because some people think that 18 year olds are not mature enough. The government is talking about making the drinking age 19 years old. Everybody knows that once you get into college that your more than likely are going to drink at least a couple of...
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