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chapter 9  13:42 Europe and the European union  Political and economic overview: efforts to unify Europe Europeans sought to create economic and industrial unity supranational organization  requires members to give up a portion of their control  and allows the organization to compel compliance  Benelux customs union  The  European coal and steel community (ECSC)  proposed industrial unification  The  European economic community (EEC)  was formed in 1957 (common market) In 1967, the ECSC and the EEC joined to form the  European community (EC) EC members signed the  Maastricht Treaty  and became the  European Union (EU ) or  European Union—12 (EU—12)  in 1993, followed by  European union—25 (EU—25)  2004 European Union—27 (EU—27)  2007 The  European Commission  is responsible for proposing and implementing EU  legislation, and monitoring compliance  It has taken a long time for the countries in Europe to evolve into EU partly due to Political differences, especially between western and eastern blocs of nations  Unwillingness of countries to give up their own individualities, identities, and cultural 
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