Should Turkey join the EU?

Should Turkey join the EU? - Timothy Shea Ellen Rau Jenna...

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Timothy Shea Ellen Rau Jenna Carlson Should Turkey join the EU? 4) Turkey: No. A popular sentiment among much of the Turkish population. 1) Although one could argue that it is beneficial for everyone in Europe and in turkey for turkey to become a part of the EU, the negative risks out weigh the positives. If Turkey were to join the EU, it would bring with it, poverty, underdeveloped characteristics, cultural differences, and most argumentative, religion. Turkey is not as well developed as most EU countries, and its lower standards of living would bring a burden of poverty with it, causing a strain on the European Union. Europe is primarily a Christian society, while Turkey is mostly filled with Muslim people. Maybe in ten years Turkey will be more developed, and more prepared to be a part of the European Union but as of today in society, Turkey should in no way become a part of the EU. 2) Europe is a large clash of different cultures that has greatly evolved over the years. The evolution however shaped a large Christian empire that is
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course GEOG 1001 taught by Professor Stanitski during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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