League of Nations

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The league of nations had 4 main aims these were

  • maintain peace by discouraging aggresion from any nation
  • promote disarmament
  • encourage cooperation among nations
  • improve the living and working condiitions of people across the world
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How did the league work?

all countries wold join

all countires would disarm

nations would take disputes to the league to the league and accept the decision of the league

nations would uphold the principle of collective security

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Weaknesses of the league

the absence of the usa

Germany was excluded by the peace settlement becuase of it "war guilt"

The league had no army of it's own

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Strengths of the league

what are the strenghts of the league ?

most of the powerful nations of the world joined, includeing Britain,France,Italy and Japan

all members were represented in assembly and the most powerful nations met reguarly in the council, which also came together in times of emergency to resolve a crisis

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