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What were the five branches of the league?
-the assembly each country sent a representative and they met once a year,and would suggest to the council actions to do with issues such as membership, or budget its decisions had to be unanimous. -the council had four permanent members who met five
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key features and leagues response to Vilna?
-the city was given to Lithuania after WWI but contained a majority polish population -in 1920 Poland invaded Lithuania and occupied Vilna -Britain & France wanted Poland as an ally against Russia, so nothing was done to stop this
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key points of Upper Silesia
Upper Silesia contained Germans and poles so the league decided on a plebiscite (public vote) the vote favoured on the Germans but it was split. both countries accepted the decision.
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key points of the Aaland islands 1923
control of the islands was disputed by Sweden and Finland the League divided to give them to Sweden
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key points about Corfu
5 Italian surveyors were killed in 1923 by Greek soldiers. Mussolini then occupied the island of Corfu as an act of aggression. Britain and France did not want to take action against Mussolini and Greece was forced to apologise and pay compensation
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Greek-Bulgarian dispute
the Greeks invaded Bulgaria in 1925 with whom they were having a border dispute. the league condemned this action and told Greece to withdraw and they did
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name 3 major successes of the league of nations in the 1920's
-the slavery commission, the league managed to free 200,000 slaves in Sierra Leone and fought forced labour in Ethiopia. -the commission of refugees: the league appointed Fridtjof Nansen who by 1921 managed to send back most prisoners of war and issu
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name 5 points of why the league was doomed to fail
-Reputation: countries who were not allowed to join saw the league as hated peace treaties -Membership: many powerful countries did not join the league such as the US and Russia, some people called it 'the league of some nations' - Organisation: all
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when was the league started?
1919
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key features and leagues response to Vilna?

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-the city was given to Lithuania after WWI but contained a majority polish population -in 1920 Poland invaded Lithuania and occupied Vilna -Britain & France wanted Poland as an ally against Russia, so nothing was done to stop this

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key points of the Aaland islands 1923

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