The Treaties

This next section will focus on the major treaties of the European Communities and the European Union; explaining the context of each treaty and the main changes to the European project they brought about.

We will look at the following treaties in this section:

  • European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC)
  • European Economic Community and Euratom (Treaties of Rome)
  • Single European Act (SEA)
  • Treaty of Maastricht (Treaty on European Union)
  • Lisbon Treaty