The European Union

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In History
  • The idea of Robert Schuman

    The idea of Robert Schuman
    The 9th of May of 1950 Robert Schuman French minister of foreing affairs, presented her ideas in a speech to create an organisation to strengthen cooperation between the countries of Europe.
  • European Coal and Steel Community

    European Coal and Steel Community
    In 1951 the first six country of the now a day European union (Belgium, France, Italy, West Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) created the Euroean Coal and Steel Community.
  • Treaties of Rome

    Treaties of Rome
    In 1957 the signed the treaties of Rome that established the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC or EURATOM).
  • The "inner six"

    The "inner six"
    The EEC was founded as the "inner six".
  • Expansion of the EEC

    Expansion of the EEC
    The EEC was enlarged to 9 countries
  • European Regional Development Fund

    European Regional Development Fund
    The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) was established.
  • Second expansion

    Second expansion
    The EEC was expanded to ten members.
  • Third expansion and the single european act

    Third expansion and the single european act
    The EEC was expanded to twelve members and the single european act was signed.
  • Maastricht treaty

    Maastricht treaty
    In 1993 the Maastricht treaty came into force and the EEC became The European Union (EU).
  • Fourth expansion

    Fourth expansion
    The EU was expanded to fifteen members.
  • European central bank

    European central bank
    The European Central Bank was founded.
  • Treaty of Nice

    Treaty of Nice
    The treaty of Nice was adopted and in 2003 cae into force.
  • Euro

    Euro
    The Euro came into circulation in all european countries.
  • fifth expansion

    fifth expansion
    The EU expanded to twenty-five members.
  • sixth expansion

    sixth expansion
    The EU was enlarged to twenty-seven members.
  • Treaty of Lisbon

    Treaty of Lisbon
    In 2009 the treaty of Lisbon came into force
  • seventh expansion

    seventh expansion
    The EU expanded to twenty-eight members
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    The European Union - History