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    POWERPOINTS V EUROPE, GERMANY Politics of the Global North Lowell Turner, 2008
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    EUROPEAN INTEGRATION : A BRIEF HISTORY EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY, 1952       Treaty of Paris, Common Market precursor EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, 1957       Treaty of Rome, Common Market       Original members:  France, West Germany, Italy                                      Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg ENLARGEMENT – “wider”       1973:  United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark       1981:  Greece       1986:  Spain, Portugal       1995:  Sweden, Finland, Austria       2004:  Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Czech Republic,                    Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Malta, Cyprus       2007:  Bulgaria, Romania
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    EUROPEAN INTEGRATION : A BRIEF HISTORY “EUROSCLEROSIS”        Deep recession, 1980-1983       Slow growth, unemployment, competitiveness “RELAUNCH”: SINGLE EUROPEAN ACT, 1987 – “deeper”       Single European Market – 1992       Free movement of goods, services, capital, and labor EUROPEAN UNION (EU) – “and deeper”       Treaties of Maastricht, 1993, and Amsterdam, 1997       Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)       Common currency (euro) and central bank, 1999 – 2002 EU CONSTITUTION – “and deeper still?”       Signed by all countries in 2004       Adoption required ratification in all 25 countries       2005 – France and Netherlands vote no       2007 – Treaty of Lisbon to replace failed constitution
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    EUROPEAN UNION: THE INSTITUTIONS EUROPEAN COMMISSION       Executive , with president and cabinet: 20 departments      EU administration: civil service, 50,000 employees (“Eurocrats”) EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT       Consultative
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