Even more united nations

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Even more united nations

  1. 1. { Even More United Nations Or Something to that Affect!
  2. 2. During the Cold War….  In addition to most Western European nations joining NATO, the European Economic Community (EEC) was formed to create a period of economic growth in democratic European countries.  Lowered trade restrictions and increased trade opportunities.
  3. 3. Getting rid of tariffs  The main goal was to create a “single market” across Europe and eliminate tariffs. (taxes)
  4. 4. The EU  The EEC was replaced by the European Union (EU) in 1993  Had the same basic goal of economic cooperation, but which worked to bring the countries even closer together.  Created the Euro (common money for Europe).
  5. 5. Expanding the idea….  When communism fell, some Eastern European countries joined.  It expanded from an economic idea to political concepts like laws too.
  6. 6. NAFTA  The countries of North America liked this concept.  In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement was created, allowing America, Mexico, and Canada to trade freely.  It is the largest area of free trade in the world.

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