Who were the original six members? FranceLuxembourgItaly GermanyNetherlandsBelgium
YearHistory of European Union membershipTotal 1957 Belgium Italy Luxembourg Netherlands France Germany (West) 6 1973 Denmark United Kingdom Republic of Ireland 9 1981 Greece10 1986 Portugal Spain12 1995 Austria Sweden Finland 15 2004 Cyprus Lithuania Czech Republic Malta Estonia Poland Hungary Slovakia Latvia Slovenia 25 2007 Bulgaria Romania27
Arrange the following reasons under “push” and “pull” factors Few jobs Poor healthcare Lack of schools Poor quality housing Wages are too low War and persecution Excellent education system Higher wages Better housing More advanced hospitals More job opportunities Famine Availability of food Stable democracy
Assessment Revise for a test about Italy and the EU. DEADLINE:
Why are people migrating to the European Union? ‘Push’ factors Reasons for leaving a country ‘Pull’ factors Reasons for moving to EU Few jobs Poor healthcare Lack of schools Poor quality housing Wages are too low War and persecution Lack of food (famine) More job opportunities More advanced hospitals Excellent education system Better housing Wages are higher Stable democracy Availability of food Images on the news Film and television Stories in newspapers Popular myth
How do these cartoons portray the European Union?
What is the meaning behind these political posters?
Did you Know? The idea for a common market came from Winton Churchill in 1945 who wanted the formation of a “United States of Europe”!