International Relations

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  • The League's success in 1920s
    • Settled disputes: between Sweden and Finland over the Aaland Islands (1921); between Germany and Poland over Upper Silesia (1921); between Greece and Bulgaria over their borders (1925)
    • Failed to deal with aggressors: it did not remove the Poles from Vilna, an area of Lithuania they had seized; it did not take any effective action when the Italians bombarded the Greek island of Corfu (1923)
    • It saved Austria and Hungary from economic collapse (1922-3)
    • Its commissions and agencies did important humanitarian work
    • It failed to achieve international disarmament
    • It was ignored bu the Great Powers on major issues. They continued to make international agreements independently of the League


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