POLS432PP_4

POLS432PP_4 - The Development of the 1950s 1960s European...

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The Development of the European Union 1950s – 1960s
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Reconstruction Marshall Plan A healthy European economy was in the best of the United States following the Second World War Isolationism had failed Soviet threat Administered be the OEEC (Organisation for European Economic Co-operation) Did the Marshall Plan help the integration process?  
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Reconciliation German and French reconciliation French fears of a strong Germany Control of German industry (The Monnet Plan) Ultimately this attempt at control failed leading to reconciliation and the …
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Schuman  Plan Proposed by Jean Monnet (not Schuman) Announced on May 9, 1950, which is consider the birth of the European Union (Schuman Day) The plan called for a coal and steel community which eventually became the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) Backed by German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
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Treaty of Paris (1951) Negotiations began in June 1950 and ended in April 1951 The Treaty of Paris put in place the European Coal and Steel Community Ratification by the constituent national parliaments took another year The European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) officially began operation in August 1952.
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ECSC Institutional Arrangements (and their EU descendants) The ECSC had a set of four institutions that are closely
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