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What were the successes of the LON?
- 500,000 prisoners of war home after WW1 - slave traders and drug dealers arrested - help to control diseases (leprosy and malaria) - solved problems before they turned into wars (Aaland islands - sweden and finland) - 1923 corfu
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What were the failures of the LON?
- terms are broken - WW2 only two years later - LON didn't have army therefore can't enforce sanctions (had to rely on other countries) - USA did not join - organisation was confusing (long time to make decisions) - 1932 (japan invade manchuria)
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What were the strengths of the LON?
- britain and france main members, helped by italy and japan (they were quite powerful) - set up by TOV, agreed by everyone at the conference
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What were the weaknesses of the LON?
- organisation of league was a muddle (no one could agree) - most powerful countries weren't members (USA, Russia and Germany)
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WW1 casualties for germany?
killed - 1,773,700 (13.24%) wounded - 4,216,058 (31%)
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WW1 casualties for france?
killed - 1,375,000 (16.35%) wounded - 4,266,000 (51%)
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WW1 casualties for britain?
killed - 907,371 (10.19%) wounded - 2,090,212 (23%)
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Why was the big three set up?
after world war 1, germany had been defeated therefore big three joined together to decide germany's fait
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Members of the big three?
USA , BRITAIN AND FRANCE. woodrow wilson, david lloyd george and george clemenceau.
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what year did USA join WW1?
1917
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Why was the USA satisfied by the TOV?
- pleasured to get LON accepted - map of eastern europe was mainly drawn according to his principal of self-determination
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Why was the USA unsatisfied by the TOV?
- most of his 14 points ignored or rejected - only defeated powers disarmed - self-determination not allowed elsewhere - died a broken man (senate refused to accept treaty or join the league)
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Why was britain satisfied by the TOV?
- reduction of the german navy, for it ensured that britain ruled the waves - liked being given germany's colonies as mandates
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Why was britain unsatisfied by the TOV?
- opposed self-determination (thought wilson's LON was a 'dead duck') - thought putting 3.5 million germans into czechoslovakia was a bad idea - opposed clemenceau's harshness
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Why was france satisfied by the TOV?
- disarmament clauses - blamed germany for war - getting back alsace-lorraine - given germany's colonies as mandates on behalf of LON
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Why was france unsatisfied by the TOV?
- france only got saar coalfields for 15 years - reperations weren't high enough (wanted to cripple and destroy germany) - angry that rhineland was merely demilitarised (france wanted it made into a powerless independent country and germany split up
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