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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Drinking Age

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Drinking Age.

Background Information

In the United States the minimum legal drinking age is 21, though many believe it should be lowered due to the fact that 18 year-olds are considered adults in all other aspects of law. Use the following sources to learn more about the debate surrounding the legal drinking age.