Presentation on theme: "When was the European Union formed? About fifty years ago in 1958. Where was the European Union? Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and The."— Presentation transcript:
When was the European Union formed? About fifty years ago in 1958. Where was the European Union? Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands. What was the purpose of the European Union? To regulate European industry & improve commerce, post World War II.
1967: ECSC, EEC, and Euro Atom merged to form the basis of the EC. 1973: The United Kingdom, Denmark, and Ireland joined EC. 1981: Greece joined. 1986: Spain and Portugal joined. 1995: Finland, Sweden, and Austria joined.
Who was the European Union Involved with? They were involved with the ECSC, EEC, and the Euro Atom. What are the uses of these organizations in the world today? To continue to improve Europe’s economy by regulating trade and commerce. To form a single market for Europe’s economic resources. As these goals were accomplished, other goals were developed. Environmental movements. Regulatory acts. Human rights concerns.
How are the European Union and the United States involved? By trading important goods.