International Cooperation (EU, NATO, and UN) Webquest
Purpose of this Webquest
Follow the directions on this webquest and on your paper (these are pages 65 and 66). Make sure to click on all of the specified links (they will be red and bolded). Really read the material to be sure you understand it. Remember that if you don't finish this in class, you will need to access it at home before the test next time.
A. Creation of the EU Watch this introduction videoto the EU, and answer the two questions on your paper.
Remember: To be an EU member country, you:
Must be European
Must have a stable democracy (voting for representatives)
Guarantee human rights and the protection of minorities
Functioning market economy
Civil service capable of applying and managing EU laws
B. EU Today Go to the EU's website here, and answer the questions on your paper. You will see that it will guide you on questions to answer.
C. Things that bring EU countries together Read this link.You don't have to answer any questions for it.
D. Things that bring EU countries apart Read this link.As you read, answer the questions that are on your paper.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
A. Creation of NATO Watch thisintroduction video to NATO, and answer the four questions on your paper.
B. NATO Today Go to NATO's website. Scroll through the entire page and answer the questions based on each topic.
Member Countries: Follow the directions on your paper to answer the four questions.
Basic Points: At the top of this topic, you'll see four sections (2.1, 2.2, 2.3, and 2.4). Look through each on by clicking through it. Answer the questions on your paper about each one.
Activities: At the top of this topic, you'll see four sections (3.1, 3.2, 3.3, and 3.4). Look through sections 3.1 and 3.2 by clicking through it. Answer the questions on your paper about each one. Then just scroll through 3.3 and 3.4, and read them (no questions).
Key Events: Simply click through each event and look at how NATO has grown!
Working Structures: Just read and explore.
United Nations (UN)
A. Creation of UN What thisintroductory videoof the UN, and answer the questions on your paper.
B. The UN Today
Go to theUN's Websitehere. Scroll through the page and answer the questions on your paper.
Go to this website and see the list of member countries. Answer the questions on the paper.
Go to this websiteand look at the areas where the UN currently works. No need to write anything down; just look at the list.
Random: For those students interested in working in international studies later in their lives (aka, you love world history and want to work abroad), here are some organizations that work with the UN. You could look at this list and see if you'd like to work with any of them.