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Going back to the context leading to the very existence of the European Union, the calling for a European unity has its roots in history, often driven by fear from a potential disaster or a peril threatening its mere existence rather than by a common dogma.Further unions followed creating additional expansion and allowing people and products to move throughout Europe, all of which was crowned by the creation of the European Union officially in 1993 .Some saw it as a strong mean to face the U.S. and Japanese fast growing economies, others took it as a great financial resource to boost their own economies and an open opportunity for mass migration toward richer EU nations.Despite these historical achievements, the EU has a lot of recurrent challenges that raise up Euroskepticism within its member states, threatening its core existence and putting the "European dream" into question.All these have shaken the trust in the EU and its institutions, increasing the negative attitudes toward the EU and the fact that it can no longer assure prosperity and growth for its people. In 2007, 52 percent of Europeans trusted the EU. Maybe the British referendum will be the moment at which the EU begins to warn its people how the world can be a bad place if they don't work jointly to make it more secure, equal and sustainable.
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