Guideline of things you could include:
Explain how they got to 1958 – no more no less
Actors (States) – Their motivations, the demands behind the actors (state action), the various processes 9social, economic, political) at work. (pre 1945 + post 1945)
The theories are guides to understanding
The theories, explanations and terms are to be explained
They may not explain everything META-THEORIES BUT MAY OFFER PARTIAL EXPLANATION TO EVERNTS, PROCESSES ETC
Idealism + Realism + (Functionalism)
Sovereignty, Authority, Security, International Cooperation, Federalism/ists(Churchill + Monet), Supranationalism, Intergovernmentalism, Peaceful coexistence, Nation states, Nationalism, Internationalism
-What then is the “idea” of Europe? – Monet + the “European Movement” (Pre-post 1945)
-It IS an idea and a dynamic project. IT IS NOT FINISHED
-How did the idea of the future of Europe emerge? Answer: A rebuilt Europe = NO WARS + ECONOMIC PROSPERITY! HOW to bring this about? Answer: FUNCTIONALISM!
There is not one European state or European state system. All states were (pre 1945) and were/are NOT equal. State history (Culture, Identity, Politics, Economy, Social Structure) is different for each state.
FEDERALISM VS FUNCTIONALISM (schuman plan, E.C.S.C, goal of Marshall Plan)
– Churchill- (USA model Federal European State)
– Functionalist view is the need to rebuild the Economy. So HOW?? What institutions + processes would contribute usefully to achieve this?
– NEED ECONOMIC PROSPERITY+POLITICAL STABILITY
What were the overall general “politics” of the development of European Community?
USA+COLD WAR = SOUVIET THREAT
ISSUES OF SECURITY + PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE
US POST 1945 ECONOMIC GROWTH
US BEGINS TO TAKE OVER OLD EMPIRE MARKETS
BRIEFLY DISCUSS BRITAIN’S POSITION