2000 - 2009: Europe Expands Further


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Which of the following EU countries has NOT had significant economic problems after the 2008 economic collapse?

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1. Euro bank notes and coins were introduced in _____.

2. Which of the following countries did NOT become an EU member state in 2004?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How did the European Union continue to expand its economic and political influence throughout the world during the 2000-2009 period? You will be tested on specific dates and the problems facing some European countries during this decade.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The European country that hasn't experienced economic problems since the 2008 collapse
  • The country that did not join the European Union during this timeframe
  • The introduction of the Euro
  • Which countries opposed a European Constitution
  • The names of loans made to countries to help their struggling economies

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 activities of the European Union from 2000-2009
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding the economic statuses of several European countries in the new century
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about Europe in the early 2000s

Additional Learning

To learn more about the expansion of the European Union, review the accompanying lesson called 2000 - 2009: Europe Expands Further. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • The adoption of the Euro as the new currency
  • The addition of new nations into the European Union
  • Details of the Treaty of Lisbon
  • The impact of the 2008 financial collapse in the U.S. on European nations
  • The failing economies of several European countries
  • Opposition to the European Union