Ap comparative government review

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AP Comparative Government
EU- Self-Directed Unit

1. Read/review Chapter 7 in Hauss.

2. Visit the following EU websites.

3. Complete the online Quiz found under textbook resources on my webpage. Email quiz results to me at mmartin@saintviator.com be sure to mark “AdditionalMessage” with Chapter 7 EU Tutorial Quiz and fill in the fields for First Last and email correctly. Please note question #1 on the quiz is no longer accurate please make 25 member nations even though there are currently 27 member nations. (25 points)

4. Complete the attached map. (25 points)

5. Create a brochure on the EU, directions attached. (50 points)

European Union Map WorksheetName____________________________ _____/25


Color code the map of Europe
|Map Key |Color Blue and Label |
|_____EU |Atlantic Ocean|
|_____ Non- EU |Mediterranean Sea |
|_____ EU Pending |Black Sea |
European Union Brochure

To join or not tojoin, that is the question.

The European Union (EU) has been growing for over 15 years. However, some nations resist joining or try to limit the role of the EU due to Euroskepticism, nationalism, or fear of loss of sovereignty. Your task is to create a brochure to convince a nation to either join the EU or not join the EU. In your brochure address the history, functions, and characteristics ofthe EU and evaluate its benefits or detriments on member nations. You should take the position you support and convince me that this is best option. (50 points)

1. Each student will design a brochure that argues for continued growth of EU membership or for Euroskepticism and reduced power and influence of this supranational organization.

2. Your brochure should include:
• A“cover page” with attention catching title/graphic, and clear position
• Brief overview of the history of the EU including the year formed treaty of formation, and member nations.
• Listing influence of EU membership (including political and economic components)
• Brief listing of how nations join the EU and what the criteria is.
• Listing of the benefits or detriments of EUmembership.
• Clear evaluation/analysis of your argument on the EU for continued growth of membership to be pursued or for euroskepticism, include specific reasons.
• Works Cited with at least one source that is not the textbook and not an encyclopedia (Yes Wikipedia counts as an encyclopedia. You may use it as a source but will be held accountable for any content errors.) *Pleasenote any brochure without a proper Works Cited will not be graded.

3. The Brochure should include graphics (pictures) as well as text (wording).

4. The brochure should be one page, two sided, folded into sections and the text and graphics should be proportionately spaced on each panel.

5. Text needs to be typed, graphics can be computer generated, drawn, or traced. Graphics shouldbe interesting, relevant and effective.

6. Your name and the date should appear on the center back panel, along with the Works Cited in MLA format. Internal citations are not needed.

Projects can be completed with Microsoft Word however if you have access to Microsoft Publisher it may be easier. You will need to adjust margins and font sizes on the brochure- please do not use a font...