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1 Where is the EU? Where is the EU?
By the end of this section, you will: Know the difference between Europe and the European Union. Have named different European countries and placed them on a map.

2 EU versus Europe

3 Why do you think the European Union has grown so much and so quickly?
EU countries There are currently 28 member states in the European Union. This is a massive increase from the original six founding members of 1951. They were: France Germany Italy Belgium Netherlands Luxembourg. Teacher’s note: Possible answers for why the EU has grown so much and so quickly are: there are many trade benefits to being a part of the EU being part of the EU allows freedom of movement between all member states the EU is one of the world’s most powerful organizations the EU is one of the world’s richest organizations there are political benefits to being a part of the EU being part of the EU ensures a degree of protection for your country. For a current map of the EU, please visit: Boardworks Ltd cannot take responsibility for external websites. Why do you think the European Union has grown so much and so quickly?

4 European Union or not?

5 Name that country Worksheets: The worksheet Europe accompanies this slide.


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