Posted by: anavrivas | 07/03/2013

The European Union

by Ana Valin Rivas & María Pereira Blanco

The European Union (EU) is a society of 27 member states in Europe. The European Union was created after the Second World War to promote all those countries economy. At present, the EU works to promote human rights and equality in Europe. The ideals are a very peaceful, united and prosperous Europe. In the last few years, the union has had a lot of economy problems because of a global recession.

The European Union, has a flag. The flag is blue and in the centre has 12 yellow stars. The stars represent unity. That flag was designed by Arsène Heitz. Before this flag, there was a lot of differents flags.

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Images:

http://www.060.es/060/GetImage?url=126627

Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Union

http://europa.eu/about-eu/index_en.htm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/3498746.stm

http://europa.eu/about-eu/eu-history/index_en.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Europe

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