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Main

Council of Europe

1949

aim was to end wars. Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherland

Creation of Defense

February 15, 1951

Gave perspective countries the chance to sit in

First European Tax

January 1, 1953

top provider

July 20 1963

of assistance for poorer countried

Single currency proposed

April 1, 1970

elections

June 1979

EU citizens elect members of the European Parliament

Spain and Portugal join

January 1986

Single Market 4 freedoms

January 1 1993

Euro was introduced

January 1, 1999

Financial crisis hit

September 2008