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EU History

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EU History signed on the 18th of April 1951 Treaty of Paris, European Coal & Steel Community In April 1956 Belgium France Luxembourg Netherlands Italy West Germany Treaty of Merger/ Brussels One single
council of ministers ECSC Euratom EEC one single commission EEC Euratom High authority
of ECSC Signed on the 8th of April, 1965
came into force on the 1st of July, 1967 In June 1979 ... Simone Veil (1979-1982) First president of the elected parliament Single European Act cold war (1947-1991) Fall of Berlin wall - 1989 The fall of Soviet Union Maastricht treaty 1951

Founding Members

Netherlands 1973 Sovereignty ..... ---> supranational community Two drafts were submitted, which corresponded to the two options selected by the Member States: •the creation of an atomic energy community. •the creation of a general common market. Treaties of Rome (1957) The European Economic Community(EEC)
The European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) entered into force on 1 January,1958 In 1985 in Schengen, Luxembourg the Governments of
Belgium, Germany, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands Robert Goebbels,
Luxembourg Junior Minister
for Foreign Affairs ..
signs the schengen agreement Schengen area 1981 Greece 1986 Spain
Portugal 1995 Austria
Sweden 2004 Cyprus
Czech Republic
Slovenia 2007 Bulgaria
Romania Denmark
United Kingdom
Ireland EU Enlargement creation of full single market by 1992 Amendments on the EEC regarding :
Decision making procedures within the council-QMV
Commission's powers
European parliament powers signed on the 7th of February,1992 Containment Policy References http://www.civitas.org.uk/eufacts.htm
http://europa.eu/ http://www.oecd.org/ Robert Schuman Winston Churchill "The dangers threatening us are great but great too...is our strength" Winston Churchill,1949 “ From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic,
an iron curtain has descended" Turkey Greece president Harry Truman Truman’s Doctrine
(1947) Marshall plan (1948) NATO (1949) Lisbon Treaty (2009) The EU becomes
a single organization more power for the parliament change of voting procedures in the council a new high Rep. for foreign affairs citizen's initiative Treaty of Amsterdam
(1997) an area of freedom, security and justice. Decision making in council and EU constitution. Treaty of Nice (2000) Thank You! I used to roll the dice
Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes
Listen as the crowd would sing
"Now the old king is dead! Long live the king!" Do you ever feel like a plastic bag,
Drifting through the wind
Wanting to start again?
Do you ever feel, feel so paper thin
Like a house of cards,
One blow from caving in? Human Rights http://www.humanrights.dk/ http://www.nato.int/ http://history.state.gov/ Book: Europe Recast - A History of European Union
Book: Judt, Tony - Postwar; A History of Europe Since 1945 (Penguin Press; 2005) http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RS21344.pdf
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