League and Border Disputes

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  • League and Border Disputes in 1920s
    • VILNA 1920
      • Capital of Lithuania
      • Private Polish army took control of it
      • League protested to Poland
        • Didn't do anything
      • Poles kept Vilna
    • UPPER SILESIA 1921
      • Industrial region - German and Poland border
      • Germany and Poland wanted control
      • 1920 plebiscite
      • Divided region half and half
    • AALAND ISLANDS 1921
      • Sweden and Finland both wanted it so appealed to league
      • Given to Finland by League
    • CORFU 1923
      • Tellini killed
        • Mussolini blamed Greek gov
          • Demanded compensation
            • Mussolini occupied Greek island - Corfu
              • League told Greece to pay compensation to them not Italy
                • Mussolini got decision overturned recieved money/apology
                  • League look weak
    • FRENCH OCCUPATION OF RUHR 1923
      • Germany failed to keep up with payments
      • French invaded/occupied Ruhr
      • League did not intervene - US helped with Dawes Plan
      • France withdrew 1925

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