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CLIP 4325

Competition in European farming

Competition in European farming
Key Info
  • Competition in European farming
  • Duration: 00:53
  • Britain joined the EEC in 1972. Since this date, farmers have been able to sell their produce throughout Europe. This puts all European farmers in competition with each other and has resulted in sometimes violent protest, such as that of French farmers in 1990 protesting the importing of sheep and lambs from the UK and Ireland.
  • Subject:

    Citizenship and Modern Studies



  • Keywords: European Economic Community, geography, European Union, EU, CAP
Ideas for use in class
  • Gives an eye-opener for students as to the turbulent past of our EU (then EEC) membership. The clip could be used in Modern Studies topics on Europe.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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