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Answers to questionsFrom October 1)EU born in 1992 (or 91 or 93) Treaty of Maastricht (1.5)2)5 main institutions: (2.5)European CouncilCouncil of MinistersEuropean CommissionParliamentCourt of Justice3)Parliament; Council of Ministers (2)4)Parliament; 732 (or less before June 04) members (3)5)Reading:51 – No. (1)52 – One of the commissioners proposed by Italy for Justice is homophobic, is in favor of women kept in the kitchen, … and MEPs are likely to reject his nomination (thus the whole lot of the commissioners at a time); Barroso has to chose between pleasing Italy of having the MEPs accepting another candidature.(2)53 – The EP pretends “that the EU is the USA, the European Commission is the White House and the European parliament is Congress” (1)6)Because of corruption; case of a staff member in Bruxelles blowing the whistle(2)From Nov (list 1)In textbook, Chapter 5:p. 115The EU removed the barriers to allow to the free movement of what?The economies of the member states are not fully integrated because of disparities in what fields?How (according to Wallace) can “formal integration” be defined?pp. 116-117 To where the focus of economic power had been shifting after World War II?Why are ordinary Europeans reminded less than before of their national differences?pp. 117-118Cite at least 3 spillover effects as a development of complex networks all over the EU.How can you define the principle of “subsidiarity”?pp. 118-119What are the 3 problems with the concept of subsidiarity?According to McCormick, what are the 2 key points that can help understand the relative powers of the EU and the member states?

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