Essays Tagged: "age 18"

The prompt for this essay was, "Do you agree or disagree with the drinking age in the United States?" This essay explains and gives reasons why the drinking age should be lowered in the United States.

Why the Drinking Age Should be Lowered        The drinking age in the United States should be lowere ... example, the fact that drinking is treated as an adult privilege and yet when a person attains the age of 18, an adult, he or she cannot yet drink. The case against lowering the drinking age is not v ... dered.        First and foremost, the strongest argument for lowering the drinking age has to do with the American standard of adulthood. By our standards, a person is considered an a ...

(3 pages) 515 6 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Sir Isaac Newton and his accomplishments with math and sciences.

much money. Isaacs mother soon remarried and had three more children. His mother expected him to manage the farm, but he really didn't care for that much and instead was sent back to grammar school to ... college. When he finished grammar school and attended Trinity College, University of Cambridge, at age 18.He started college in 1661 and while he was there he learned of the scientific revolution tha ...

(2 pages) 139 4 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Mata Hari

forced to leave the school for teachers that she was attending, having sex with the headmaster. At age 18, she got married to a Dutch naval officer who was twenty years older than her. Together, they ... ether, but his superior, Traugott von Jagow, became her boyfriend. He was in charge of German espionage and made her spy on France.It is believed by some that Mata Hari went to a "spy school" in Germa ...

(6 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Howard Stern: Adjustment domain

There is a pervasive pattern of disregard for andviolation of the rights of others occurring since age18 years, as indicated by three (or more) of thefollowing:1. Failure to conform to social norms w ... e individual is at least 18 years old- YESC. There is evidence of Conduct Disorder with onsetbefore age 15 years.- YESBorderline Personality Disorder :( impulsive,self-destructive, unstable) [2]A. A p ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Alcohol: A Drink for Fun or For Pain

y by Health Secretary Donna Shalala and published in the Globe magazine, states that 44 % of adults age 18 and over consumed 12 or more drinks in the past year. Of that 44% of adults, 46 % of them rep ... essed, depressed or have nothing else to do. No matter the situation, drinking can cause extreme damage to the body. People do not think about all the long-term damage drinking alcohol causes. The eff ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Mother Teresa (Angel of Mercy)

c, though the majority of the Albanians are muslim-educated and raised by her mother-father died at age 9- She helped a father, who had difficulties with the language, to teach catechism and reada lot ... hism and reada lot about Slovenian and Croatian missionaries in India.-she had her first calling at age 12-she decided at age 18 to serve god and his will by joining our Sister's of our Lady ofLoreto ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Saddam and his Iraq: A Biography (biblio included)

Saddam Hussein was born to a peasant family, on April 28, 1937, in a small village called Auja near Tikrit in Iraq. His father died when Saddam was very young, leaving Saddam and ... hen Saddam was 15, he traveled to Baghdad and applied to the Baghdad University. He was accepted at age 18.Saddam entered the college the Baghdad in 1955, but only attended for 6 months. At this time ... y attended for 6 months. At this time the Ba'Ath Socialist Party was recruiting many young, college-age Iraqi's to help build themselves a younger, larger group of supporters, so when the current Ba'A ...

(13 pages) 113 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Should women, as well as men, have to register for the selective service at the age 18?

In the past years, women were not allowed to register for the selective service at age 18. This was because the law said that only men, 18 and above, could register for selective serv ... 18 he should register for selective service within the 30 days of turning 18 and before he reaches age 26. This would allow them to receive finical aid, grants, etc. from the government, otherwise yo ... le in combat, who wish to do this in their own will and under the exact same expectations of an average man. Women are not encourage to register for selective service because they might distract male ...

(3 pages) 42 0 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Simon Bolivar the Liberator

ol in Spain when his parents died and he was left as an orphan. Bolivar's education continued until age 18 in Madrid when he met his wife. The two of them returned to Caracas. His wife died 6 months l ...

(3 pages) 54 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Airline Deregulation

re all kids we were regulated like this, but as we became older we were less and less regulated. At age 18 we were deregulated, where we can go and come as we please, technically not having to listen ... Four" went down to Bankruptcy. Eastern airlines had to go under in the late eighties due to bad management. This was the start of another big carries down fall."Between 1976-1990 average yields per p ...

(11 pages) 268 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Frida Kahlo

birth certificate shows July 6,1907. This is just one of the many lies Frida told about her life.At age 6, Frida was stricken with polio, which caused her right leg to appear much thinner than the oth ... ra. He was commissioned to paint a mural in the school's auditorium.On September 17, 1925, at about age 18, Frida Kahlo was involved in a serious bus accident which left her with a broken spinal colum ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The controversy over cloning

A boy graduates from high school at age 18. He goes to a pool party to celebrate. He confuses the deep end and shallow end and dives hea ... d shallow end and dives head first into the pool, breaking his neck and becoming a quadriplegic. At age 19 he has his first urinary tract infection because of an indwelling urinary catheter and contin ... ecause of an indwelling urinary catheter and continues to suffer from them the rest of his life. At age 20 he comes down with herpes zoster of the trigeminal nerve. He suffers chronic unbearable pain. ...

(10 pages) 95 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

This essay tells about "Julius Ceasar" and how he came into power, then lost it.

ar's birth, the number of patricians was small, and their status no longer provided political advantage. After his father's death, he was betrothed and possibly married a wealthy young woman, Cossutia ... s death, he was betrothed and possibly married a wealthy young woman, Cossutia. This betrothal/marriage was soon broken off, and at age 18 he married Cornelia, daughter of Lucius Cornelius Cinna in 84 ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Should juveniles be tried as adults?

ny of these crimes. The juvenile court system is to deal with all crimes committed by minors (under age 18) but this is not happening mostly minor crimes and cases involving custody and neglect are be ... ut an act of violence? No. How did a violent act cause them to cross over a line that is defined by age? The major crimes such as murder and assault committed by youth are most times disputed in crimi ...

(8 pages) 223 4 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Adolf Hitler's life.(In detailed description)

ril 1889. His parents belonged to the settled middle class and his father led a successful life. At age 18, Hitler moved to Vienna where he stayed for five years. He described that period of his time ... y prosperous people who owned shops and businesses. The nuremburg laws were passed in 1935 and marriages between Jews and Germans became illegal. They were forced to wear the Star of David so they cou ...

(4 pages) 64 1 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Bipolar Disorder.

owns that everyone goes through, the symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe. They can result in damaged relationships, poor job or school performance, and even suicide.More than 2 million American ad ... ormance, and even suicide.More than 2 million American adults, or about 1 percent of the population age 18 and older in any given year, have bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder typically develops in la ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Gregory Rasputin Biography

ory there have been many people who made a difference, but were, and still are, known for being outrageous and sometimes even crazy, for example Emperor Gaius who made his horse consul, but Rasputin p ... orse consul, but Rasputin probably defeats them all.Rasputin was born a peasant and at a very early age became involved in religion. At age 18, he joined a monastery for three months were he became a ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Gold at the end of the rainbow

Sydney, Australia1995, age 18I'm on a bus staring at the ocean as I go over the Harbour Bridge, the sun's reflection on the ... e me and I know from this moment everything is going to be alright.Baghdad, Iraq, 1st Gulf War1991, age 14An explosion rocked the street, glass shattered everywhere, I was assaulted with a blast of ho ... could see Iraq getting smaller and smaller. I was glad to be leaving smoking houses, destroyed villages and dead corpses lying on the side of the road, but I was also sad to leave my mother, my fathe ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Hitler Youth

stood at 4 million members because it had become all but compulsory to join the Hitler youth.At the age of 10 boys joined the Deutsches Jungvolk (Germany Young People) until they turned 13, when they ... ny Young People) until they turned 13, when they moved on to the Hitler Jugend (Hitler Youth) until age 18. The boys were taught to use weapons, build up their physical strength, taught war strategies ...

(3 pages) 1625 0 1.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Explain what you understand by the term "Liberal Democracy"

le" has the simplest condition which is the universal franchise. It means that all people over some age (18 in many countries) have the right to vote so that having the power to create and destroy a g ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.7 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science