1990 - 1999: Europe Without Borders


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Which of the following nations did NOT adopt the Euro for commercial and financial transactions in 1999?

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1. Which of the following changed the name of the European Economic Community to the European Union?

2. Which of the followings correctly lists the three states made EU members in 1995?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What changes were experienced by the European Union during the 1990s? Practice problems assess your knowledge of the major events instigated by or impacting the European Union within this timeframe.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Identifying the country that did not adopt the Euro
  • Naming the treaty that changed the name of the European Economic Community
  • Naming the three countries that became new members of the European Union during this time
  • Describing the Schengen Agreement
  • Listing what the single market allowed to move across the borders of all European Union countries

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 changes to the European Union in the last decade of the 20th century
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding the activities of the European Union from 1990 to 1999
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about changes in Europe during the '90s
  • Defining key concepts: ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Amsterdam Treaty and the Schengen Agreement

Additional Learning

To learn more about the European Union during this time, review the accompanying lesson called 1990 - 1999: Europe Without Borders. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • The name change to the European Union in 1992
  • The expansion of the European Union
  • Countries seeking entry into the European Union
  • Aspects of the single market
  • The introduction of the Euro in 1999