When Did the Drinking Age Go from 18 to 21?

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The legal drinking age went from 18 to 21 over a span of years. In 1984, the federal government announced that any state whose drinking age was lower than 21 would lose funding for highway projects. Since this funding is critical to states, almost all were quick to comply.
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The legal drinking age changed from eighteen to twenty-one in 1984 nationwide. Prior to 1984, the drinking age varied from state to state. Hope this information helps.
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1986 and that was for the entire United States.
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