1945 - 1959: The Beginning of European Cooperation


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Which of the following was founded in 1951?

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1. Which of the following countries was NOT a founding member of the ECSC?

2. EURATOM was founded to ...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your knowledge of post-WWII Europe and how nations worked together to achieve economic growth and stability. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include what specific organizations were formed and what roles they played during this time.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • When and which countries organized to trade specific resources
  • Why EURATOM was founded
  • The city in which EURATOM and the European Economic Community (EEC) were founded
  • What resources were pooled by the ECSC

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson detailing the ways in which European nations worked together to rebuild after WWII
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific plans and organizations that developed during this time in European history
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about Europe's economic rebuilding during the years between 1945-1959
  • Defining key concepts: ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the European Economic Community and the Marshall Plan

Additional Learning

To learn more about these years in Europe's history, review the accompanying lesson called 1945 - 1959: The Beginning of European Cooperation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • A brief history of Europe's pre-World Wars conflicts
  • The creation of the EEC
  • Details of the Schuman Declaration
  • How six nations worked together to form the European Coal and Steel Community
  • The forming of a European atomic energy community