article notes - COVERED ON EXAM: Parsons - EU History...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
COVERED ON EXAM: Parsons - EU History European integration was a response to devastation of WWII Political Motivations: rise of US and Sov Union as superpowers saw nationalism as cause of world wars - wanted to decrease it wanted to rule out possibility of German resurgence Economic Motivations: fascination with scale/efficiency of US needed market larger than individual to compete with America and modernized in- dustry couldn’t agree over span of integration (federation vs confederation) but agreed that it should start with economic cooperation 1950 - ESCS - European Steel and Coal Community common market for these two commodities ruled by an independent “High Authori- rty” 1957 - two “Treaties of Rome” - EEC - European Economic Community and Euraton - European Atomic Energy Community EEC was similar to ESCS but extended to all economic activity created European parliament 1960s - De Gaulle - challenged EEC and did not take measures to strengthen the EEC; vetoed UK application 1970s - dissolution of international monetary regime and oil crisis --> Europessimism 1980s - expansion of EEC and economic motivations (poor production in comparison to America and Japan) led to motivations for cooperation
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/02/2011 for the course CICS 101 taught by Professor Farnsworth during the Fall '10 term at University of Michigan.

Page1 / 3

article notes - COVERED ON EXAM: Parsons - EU History...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online