How do Europeans govern themselves?
What role do individual countries play?
Why does the EU matter in government?
In this lesson, we will explore these issues. We will learn about the different rights that governments in Europe give to their peoples. We will also discuss how the European Parliament and individual member state governments interact. Go to the activities to begin your adventures with the EU and government!
|Activity 1||Citizenship Rights|
|Activity 2||Levels of Government|
|Activity 3||The Institutions of the European Union|
|Activity 4||The European Parliament – How does it work?
Extension: The European Parliament FAQ
|Activity 5||How European Parliament Elections Work
Extension: European Elections FAQ
|Activity 6||Legislative and Decision-Making Process|
|Activity 7||A Web Quiz!|
“Spain voters approve EU charter”: from BBC News
“Europe’s Cross Border Politics”: from BBC News
“Schröder and Blair to patch up rift over EU ‘betrayal'”: from Times (London)
“So much for stability”: from The Economist