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    Define the criteria that must be met for someone to be considered an adult. What criterion is considered the most important for becoming an adult, and why?

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    Adulthood in North America is based on the legal age of the individual. At age 18 the person is considered an adult who holds the same rights as other adults (i.e. the right to vote), except for specific legal age requirements such as the prohibition from drinking alcohol until the age of 21. In some other cultures, adulthood is based on the ability to provide for a family. Therefore, in ...

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    The solution discusses the criteria that makes one an adult.