The European Community ( EC ) was found on March 25 , 1957 by the Treaty of Rome under the name of European Economic Community . The 'Economic' was removed from its name by the Maastricht treaty in 1992, which at the same time made the European Community the first of three pillars of the European Union
Treaty Of Rome
The Treaty of Rome , signed by France , West Germany , Italy and Benelux ( Belgium , the Netherlands and Luxembourg ) on March 25 , 1957 , established the European Economic Community (EEC) and came into force on 1 January 1958. According to George C. McGhee , former US ambassador to West Germany, it was nurtured at Bilderberg meetings. 
Maastricht Treaty and Accessions'
The Maastricht Treaty (formally, the Treaty on European Union , ) was signed on February 7 , 1992 in Maastricht , the Netherlands after final negotiations on December 9, 1991 between the members of the European Community and entered into force on November 1 , 1993 during the Delores Commission . It led to the creation of the European Union .
Accession to go to approach in law , a method of acquiring property adopted from Roman law by which, in things that have a close connection with or dependence on one another, the property of the principal draws after it the property of the accessory, according to the principle, accessions cedet principal . Accession may take place either in a natural way, such as the growth of fruit or the pregnancy of animals, or in an artificial way. The various methods may be classified as (i) land to land by accretion.
27 Member States
What is the EU
In 1848 a famous French writer named Victor Hugo said these words: "A day will come when all nations on our continent will form a European brotherhood... A day will come when we shall see ... the United States of America and the United States of Europe, face to face, reaching out for each other across the seas." From ideas like this one, the people of Europe decided to form a European Union.
1946 December 17, 1946 The European Federalists Union is made in Paris, France.
The idea for forming the European Union was originally proposed on September 19, 1946, by Winston Churchill in a speech at Zurich University during which he called for a "kind of United States of Europe." December 17 of that year, the European Federalists Union was set into place in Paris, France. The early United Europe Movement was created in 1947,