Manchuria and Abyssinia

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What was Japan's excuse for invading Manchuria?
Japan bombed the South Manchurian Railway then claimed China sabotaged it instead.
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What year was the Manchurian Crisis?
1931
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Why did Japan invade Manchuria?
For more space and natural resources.
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What did Japan and the Usa have in common?
Both economically boomed and then crashed.
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How did Manchuria react to being invaded?
They appealed to the League.
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What did Lord Lytton *British ambassador) do that took 1 year?
Made a report of what Japan were doing.
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As a result of Lyttons report, what did the League do about Japan?
Moral Condemnation (telling off) which was ignored.
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How did Japan react to the League's reaction?
They left the League.
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What effect did the Manchurian Crisis have on the League of Nations?
The League now looked very weak.
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The League now looked weak, this resulted in what?
Greedy leaders started to act aggressively because they knew they could get away with it.
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Describe Armed Force in terms of the League?
The League had no army.
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Describe Moral Condemnation in terms of the League?
Labeling states as wrong/aggressive.
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Describe Economic Sanctions in terms of the League?
Stopping League members trading with an aggressive state.
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How did countries get around economic sanctions?
They traded with the USA instead!
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What did Japan and the Usa have in common?

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