Which of the logical appeals might be most useful to emphasize, and what logical fallacies might you need to avoid with this argument?
Here is an example of a thesis statement with the claim and warrant:
Thesis: The United States should abolish capital punishment because it does not reduce the crime rate.
Claim: The United States should abolish capital punishment.
Warrant: (may not be directly stated): If something does not reduce the crime rate, then it should not be used.
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Surname 1NameProfessor’s NameCourseDateArgumentThesis: The Legal age of drinking in America should be reduced to 18 years because it does notreduce the rate of alcohol abuseClaim: The…