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Sept 16 Notes - d.i. Pressures of reconstruction, small...

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1. Creation of N.A.T.O a. Created a infrastructure to have unified command and logistics b. U.S. military budget skyrockets 2. Cold War and the left/right a. New European Conservatism of the 1950’s and the development of the welfare state b. Left must find new identity to distinguish it from the communists 3. Marshall plan and NATO worked to create COMECON, integrated economy, planned, dole out tasks to each country annually. 4. George Washington of Europe Jean Monnet 5. Towards European Unity a. OEEC (Organization for European Cooperation) b. NATO and the European Defense Community c. Council of Europe – 1949 d. Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman, Konrad Adenauer
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Unformatted text preview: d.i. Pressures of reconstruction, small countries had to come together e. Nationalism had caused problems in WWII now its causing problems afterwards and in the working in building economies 6. Economic Unity a. Schuman Plan, 1950 a.i. European Coal and Steel community (ECSC) a.i.1. Governed by high authority a.i.2. Will levy fees on governments a.i.3. Regulate prices a.ii. Benelux, France, Italy, and Germany (the SIX) b. Common Market (European Economic Community) b.i. Treaties of Rome (March 1957) c. British Exceptionalism c.i. European Free Trade Association...
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