Ap Language 2010 Synthesis Essay Introduction

 

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Suggested time-40 minutes. This question counts for one-third of the total essay section score.)

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The following prompt is based on the accompanying seven sources.This question requires you to synthesize a variety of sources into a coherent, well-written essay. When yousynthesize sources you refer to them to develop your position and cite them accurately.

Your argument should becentral; the sources should support this argument. Avoid merely summarizing sources.

emember to attribute both direct and indirect references.

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ountries, including the United States, traditionally grant adulthood to citizens the ages 18 and over. But like theUnited States, countries do not allow full freedom and choice to citizens until the age of 21. The differences in thelegal obligations the two ages allow differ in many countries, but the United States has strict laws that separate thelegally obtainable adult statuses at both the ages of 18 and 21.

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ead the sources that follow (including the introductory information) carefully. Then choose an issue related tothe legal adulthood age at either 18 or 21.You might choose an issue such as military enlistment, legalconsumption of alcohol and tobacco ages, parental consent and health insurance coverage¶s. You do not have tochoose an issue that you have had experienced personally.

Then, write an essay in which you use this issue toargue which age the

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tates should recognize a citizen as a legal adult.

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ynthesize at least three of thesources for support.

You may refer to the sources by their titles (Source A, Source B, ect.) or by the descriptions in the parentheses.Source A (U.S 18)Source B (U.S 21)Source

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