Mr. Valenzuela

Humanities 7 – Homework – Mar 13

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Today, Mr. V was attending a class on India at the South Asian Institute at Harvard University, and was not in-class, but students continued to explore the region of Europe and Russia by explaining the basic framework and underpinnings of the creation of the European Union and how supranational politics in Europe affect its politics, economies, and cultural identities.

microsoft_word_logo Supranational Cooperation in the EU

adobe-pdf-logo Supranational Cooperation in the European Union
(Source: Geography Alive!)

Homework - p. 6 - Research ONE of the following organizations of international cooperation: Organization of American States (OAS), Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), African Union (AU), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) or League of Arab States. On page 6 of your notebook, answer the following questions IN COMPLETE SENTENCES as part of your research:

1) What is the name of your organization? In what year was the organization created?

2) What are the member countries that are a part of your organization?

3) What is the purpose of this organization?

4) How does this organization compare to the European Union (EU)? How is it similar and/or different?

5) The most truly "international" organization in the world is the United Nations (UN). Founded in 1945, the UN was created with the goal to promote peace and cooperation among countries of the world. How does the organization you researched compare in their mission to that of the UN?

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