What better way to explain the history of the European Union than by travelling back in time to when it was created? This series of seven videos against a backdrop tailored to each era traces the milestones and events in the history of the European Union from its creation in the 1950s to today.
Subtitles in 24 languages are available in the bottom right of each video. Happy travelling!
Decade of the technological turning point, the 80’s also see major ecological and human disasters leading to a global solidarity movement. The #EU keeps fighting against inequalities among the common market's regions, welcomes Greece, Spain and Portugal and establishes the EU flag.
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This online quiz has been created for secondary school pupils to help them understand the basics about the EU.
These slides can be used by teachers to make a powerpoint presentation about the EU. Each slide provides some simple facts or keywords in a style that can be easily understood by an audience with no prior knowledge of the EU.
If you are between 14 and 18, or are a secondary school teacher interested in finding out about the European Union and what it does for you, then this publication is for you.
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