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The formation of the European Union

1. What prompted the formation of the European Union?
2. Identify the risks associated with global capital markets. Use a Reference for each in APA style.

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1. One of the key things that prompted the formation of the European Union was the decision by European leaders after World War II that there needs to be some form of unification between the differing nations within Europe. This unification was viewed as a means by which to reduce the probability of the rise of strong nationalist ideologies that have resulted in the terrible world wars on this continent. In addition, the European Union was formed to help to lessen the restrictions upon individuals to be able to move from nation to nation in order to conduct business and or visit relatives etc. The more access that Europeans had to other countries within Europe, the greater the trade and commerce that took place between ...