History - League of Nations

LEAGUE OF NATIONS

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Who created the League of Nations?
Woodrow WIlson
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What were the five parts of the League?
The Assembly, the Council, the ILO (international labour organisation), the Refugees Commission and the Mandates Commission
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What were the problems of the organisation of the League?
No army. Not everyone was allowed in. Unanimous decisions could not be made easily.
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Who was not in the League?
USA - wanted isolationism. Germany - being punished (until 1926). Russia - communist (until 1933).
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Which dispute in 1920 caused the League to fail?
Poland invaded Vilna - capital of Lithuania. Britain and France did not punish Poland because they saw it as a useful allie.
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Which dispute in 1923 caused the League to seem a failure?
Mussolini bombarded Corfu because Italian general was shot. League did not do anything to help Greece.
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What were the aims of the League? (6)
Disarmament. Self determination. Collective security. No empires. No more war- peace. Sort out disputes.
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Success of the League in 1921? (2)
Finland got Aaland Islands, no fighting. Also Upper Silesia split between Germany and Poland.
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What did the ILO do to make the League seem a success?
Banned poisonous paints
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Other successes. (6)
Half a milliom WW1 prisoners released (1920). Disease. Work. Slavery and child labour reduced. Drug trafficking reduced. Highway code.
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The main reason the League failed?
WORLD WAR TWO
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The depression
Caused countries to be selfish
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glasses guy

Russia was in civil war. that is why it did not join

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