Lowering the Drinking Age to 18


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Essay #: 070575
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Lowering the Drinking Age To 18:
A Proposal Argument Essay
This proposal argument essay about lowering the drinking age to 18 will be presented in accordance with Toulmin’s Framework, which provides a structure through which a claim can be proposed, the grounds for the claim can be discussed, the warrant for the claim can be presented in order to legitimize it, backing can be provided in order to provide additional support to the warrant, the qualifier can be presented in order to demonstrate the strength of the correlation between the data and the warrant, and counterarguments can be addressed through rebuttal.
Claim and Grounds
The drinking age should be lowered from 21 to 18. Many grounds can be presented in support of...
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.....wering the drinking age to 18 are far more convincing than the arguments against it.
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