The Growth of the EU


Wold War II

1939 - 1945

Treaty of Brussels

1948 - 1951

the treaty of brussels was signed in 1948.It was an agreement between France and the UK because they were concerned about the threat from the USSR

The treaty of Paris

1951 - 2002

The treaty of Paris. This treaty was signed by France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. This started the European Coal and steel Community which later became the European Union

European Free trade Association

1960 - 2013

This was set up by Austria, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom

U.K. Ireland and Denmark join the E.U.

1962 - 2013

First Parliament elcetions

1979 - 1981