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  • The European Union: The Creation Of The European Union

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    Healing those wounds of our history is the central story of the European Union.” This quote from David Cameron (current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom) summarizes the excitement and potential of unifying Europe. The creation of the European Union (EU) has done just that. The European Union has made some 28 countries, small and large, slash their borders and come together in making a unified Europe. Although the idea of the European Union sounds appealing; has the EU been a success as an international

  • The European Union

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    The European Union Abstract ======== This paper is about the EU, its major policies, the key objectives, legislations, instruments for implementing those policies, who the members are, and the institutions involved in the implementation of the trade goals. Key word: European Union; Mission of the EU. Introduction ============ The establishment of the EU intended to work toward common goals of European countries. This free trade zone or economic community was and is very

  • European Union

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    to create the European Union (EU) was an opportunity to unite the European nations following the horrific past world war. The creation of the European Union was developed over a fifty year span, initially being the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) Treaty in 1951 when it was signed by France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. Then in 1955 two more treaties were signed, the European Economic Community (EEC), merging countries markets, and the European Atomic Energy Community

  • The European Union

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    Introduction In the course of fifty years, the European Union has expanded from six countries united under economic treaties to a large collective of twenty-five sovereign nations. Maintaining the union within such a large group has grown more difficult as numerous treaties have been drafted to control the governance of the European Union. To reduce the number of treaties in the union, the convention decided to draft a Constitution, which now moves through the process of ratification in each

  • The European Union

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    As the European Union approached the 21st century, there was much debate over how the countries would progress. It seemed as though the EU could either deepen its current alliances or widen it’s stretch into post cold war Eastern Europe. However in 2004, the EU advanced the decision to allow both. So when it came time to consider Turkey’s admission into the union, both the interests of this counterpart and the interests of the current members had to be taken into account. While there are many advantages

  • European Union

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    World War II, the European Union’s simple roots can be traced back to six founding members; Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. Originally conceptualized as a remedy for bloodshed between neighboring countries, the EU has since expanded in both size and strength. Weaving its way into nearly every facet of European life, the EU has since enveloped over 28 countries, and is responsible for creating the world’s largest free market. However, this union has not come without

  • The European Union

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    The European Union began to take form shortly after the end of World War 2. But, it would take decades for the European Union to grow and become the globally recognized symbol of peace and cooperation that it is today. As of today, there are 28 member states of the European Union. Along with five more countries that have requested acceptance into the EU, but still are waiting to hear the final verdict from the EU . The European Union has many common objectives that enable this supranational entity

  • The European Union

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    The European Union (EU) was created in the outcome of the Second World War. The enlargement of the EU was ver big, it went from six countries to 28 countries. With this enlargement, it has economically and politically really changed some countries. Since the EU is based in Europe, it has really helped countries economically. So the enlargement of the EU is very effective in a positive manner. The EU was officially created on November 1, 1993. However, the union traces its origins back to 1950, and

  • The European Union

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    In 1973, under Edward Heath’s Conservative administration, Britain decided to join the European Union (EU), or as it was then know the European Economic Market (Minford et al., 2005). Membership of the EU has been subject to an ever increasing acrimonious domestic discussion in which there is a concern regarding Britain’s declining (analogous) political and economic international influence. Since 1945, this has subsequently caused internal debate with questioning into Britain’s appropriate position

  • European Studies In The European Union

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    The way I would see it, the European Union is on the one hand a very interesting set of international relationships which have gone beyond pure inter-state relations. Contemporary European Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that focuses on current developments in European integration often in combination with modern languages. A Bachelor degree in European Studies is a degree program that covers a wide range of subjects, including European languages, fine arts and civilizations. People