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1 1. Objective (READ) SWBAT identify what the EU provides for Europe. 2. Question of the Day. (WRITE) 3. Warm-up (ANSWER) 1. What are the benefits of being in a club? 2. What are causes of conflict in European history?

2 Table of Contents DateTitleLesson # 11/3Review33 11/4Industrial Revolution34 11/5Colonization Effects35 11/10Conflict36 11/12Western Europe vs. Eastern Europe 37 11/16European Union38 1. Create an Eastern Europe vs. Western Europe page.

3 European Union (EU) EQ - How has the EU changed Europe economically, politically, socially?

4 Directions Title a page in your notebook EU – Background On the back of your EU – Background page create three columns: –Title one column EU - Economic –Title one column EU - Political –Title one column EU - Social

5 Background Section - History Directions: On your European Union – Background page, please record the questions below.Directions: On your European Union – Background page, please record the questions below.HISTORY 1.True/False  All of Europe was unified during World War II. 2.Explain whether you agree or disagree with the statement above and why.

6 European Union - Background Directions: On your European Union – Background page, please record the questions below.Directions: On your European Union – Background page, please record the questions below.INTRODUCTION 1.Explanation of the EU. 2.How is the EU like a club? 3.Why would a country want to join the EU?

7 Introduction The European Union is a group of countries whose governments work together. It's a bit like a club. To join you have to agree to follow the rules and in return you get certain benefits. Each country has to pay money to be a member. They mostly do this through taxes. The EU uses the money to change the way people live and do business in Europe. Countries join because they think that they will benefit from the changes the EU makes. Directions: Use this slide to answer the three questions you just wrote on your EU background page.

8 5 THINGS THE EU WANTS TO DO Directions: A.Open the document titled “5 THINGS THE EU WANTS TO DO” - Go to Click 3 rd Six Weeks, go to today.www.wgh09.wikispaces.com - Or click here.Or click here. B.Copy each of the 5 Things the EU wants to do. C.Next to each example, write whether it is economic, political, social, or a combination of the three. (See the example on the next slide)

9 5 THINGS THE EU WANTS TO DO 1.Promote economic and social progress. Help people earn enough money and get treated fairly. Help people earn enough money and get treated fairly.

10 Directions: Record the notes below on your EU – Background page. Membership A country must meet all the requirements of the Copenhagen Criteria to be eligible to join the EU.A country must meet all the requirements of the Copenhagen Criteria to be eligible to join the EU.

11 MembershipMembership - How to join Directions Analyze the criteria and make a case for or against Croatia’s membership.Analyze the criteria and make a case for or against Croatia’s membership. Use the documents below:Use the documents below: 1. Croatian Accession 2. Copenhagen Criteria 3. The Next Seven Article 3. The Next Seven Article Find the first 2 documents at Click 3 rd marking period, go to todayFind the first 2 documents at Click 3 rd marking period, go to today Or click hereOr click hereOr click hereOr click here Check the next slide too.Check the next slide too.

12 Accession – the process of joining an organization Croatia Facts:Croatia Facts: –GDP per capita = $15,500 –Unemployment Rate = 11.8% –Life Expectancy = 75 years –Literacy Rate = 99% Directions  Use the Copenhagen criteria and answer the questions below in a PARAGRAPH. 1.Should Croatia join the European Union? Explain why or why not. 2.Support your decision with at least three specific reasons.


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