The reason the drinking age is twenty one is because the brain does not finish developing until we are twenty years old more importantly, one of the last parts of the brain to develop is our ability to plan and make complex judgments. Annotated bibliography on lowering the legal drinking age the affects of health on one’s education has remained a longstanding issue in america after recent changes to american drinking laws, in which only citizens over the age of twenty-one can consume alcohol, different opinions on teen and young adult drinking have been made.
Annotated bibliography change the age to save the lives the legal drinking age in the united states is the only age that is above 19 years of age everywhere else in the world the age is 19 and under and some countries don’t even have a drinking age. Annotated bibliography “addressing underage drinking” if the drinking age is lowered students will not be as tempted to try alcohol when they first get to a college campus college students drink no matter what age they are.
With the voting age moved down to 18, they believed that the drinking age should be moved down as well, so it was in a recent study, there were 200,000 suicides and 130,000 homicides within the generation that turned 18 between 1963 through 1989, when the drinking age was lowered. The author stated that a lower drinking age would create many more traffic fatalities and also a higher rate of binge drinkers this blog only takes on one side of the issue while ignoring the other the information is factual but the author is not an expert on the subject. From this annotated bibliography, i wanted fellow students to realize some reasons as too why the drinking age should be lowered and how close/far we are to getting it lowered annotated bib lower the drinking age to 18 viewing now interested in annotated bib lower the drinking age to 18.
The results give data to suggest keeping the drinking age limit at 21 this article will be helpful to give supporting data to add to the discussion of lowering the drinking age or keeping it at 21 will, george f “drinking age paradox” the washington post april 19, 2007 december 8, 2007 this article is in agreement to lower the drinking age. Engs, ruth c why the drinking age should be lowered: an opinion based upon research cq researcher np, 20 mar 1998 web 9 feb 2011 the article “why the drinking age should be lowered: an option based upon research” is about twenty years of research based underage drinking done by ruth engs.
Lowering the drinking age is a life-saving reform that people should take serious consideration into changing the law 3 out of 5 drinking related deaths happens outside of an automobile but people tend to focus primarily on that issue.
The legal drinking age should be lowered to 18 or 19 and young adults should be allowed to drink in controlled environments responsibility can be taught by role modeling 2.