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Treaty of Maastricht : European Union
Maastricht is an industrial city in the Netherlands. It is here that the Treaty of Maastricht was signed on February 7, 1992. The Treaty started the path to political/economic union. Treaty of Maastricht basically had two goals: creating the European Union as well as fixing changing the problems the Treaty of Rome had. It is based on a three-pillar system, those of which include home affairs, economic affairs and foreign affairs. At the time it was signed, this treaty was seen as extremely controversial.