Essay on Pros and Cons of the Eu

626 Words May 17th, 2008 3 Pages
MEMBERS
The central members of the European Union are France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, and Luxembourgh, these nations are known as the five-nation Eurocorps.

PROS AND CONS
The European Union is a group of countries whose governments work together. It's a bit like a club. To join you have to agree to follow the rules and in return you get certain benefits. Each country has to pay money to be a member. They mostly do this through taxes. The EU uses the money to change the way people live and do business in Europe. Countries join because they think that they will benefit from the changes the EU makes.
Do you think it is useful to join into a union especially the European Union to strengthen their economic positions? The question could
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CONS

Many people think the membership of the European Union is a guarantee of democracy, political stability and economic progress. Well, I have news for everybody that membership in European Union does not guarantee success. Here is an example on how it did not guarantee that success that they were talking about. The progress of Ireland was mostly determined by the political efforts of its national government. It is important to stress that this time the extent of EU rise outweighs previous stages and the level of European integration is higher. One of the biggest problems of the European Union is the single market rate. Controlling the interest rate is a very powerful weapon to try to balance with the many different economic cycles with only just one interest rate. Also, membership in the European Union will become a challenge for the national identity of its new member states, because the free movement of people can eventually result in cultural mixture. This then will result in the social and economic gap between East-central and Western European states that will encourage the new member states to try to find jobs in richer parts of the continent. The European Union has many pros and cons. The only reason the countries are entering the European Union or any other union is they feel it makes their country stronger and better economically. Yes, when you

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