OCR GCSE History Core 2 League in the 1920s Flashcards

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In what year did the dispute over Upper Silesia take place?
1921
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What was the cause of the dispute?
Both Germany and Poland laid claim to Upper Silesia.
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What was the League's decision?
A plebiscite was taken, with French and British troops keeping order. The area was then divided between Germany and Poland.
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In what year did the dispute over the Aaland Islands take place?
1921
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Which two countries laid claim to the islands?
Sweden and Finland.
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What was the League's decision?
Finland was to retain the islands, but the Swedish way of life was preserved.
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In what year did the dispute between Bulgaria and Greece take place?
1925
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What was the League's decision?
Greece was condemned as the aggressor, and had to pay compensation to Bulgaria.
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How many refugees were returned to their homes by the League's special commission to aid refugees?
400 000
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How many Sierra Leone slaves were freed due to the work of the League's commission against slavery?
200 000
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The 1920 dispute between Poland and Lithuania was over which territory?
Vilna
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Which country was the aggressor?
Poland
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What was the League of Nations' response?
Requested that Poland withdraw from Vilna. Poland refused. The Conference of Ambassadors awarded Vilna to Poland.
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What was the cause of teh 1923 dispute between Greece and Italy in Corfu?
Italian politicians were killed by unknown gunmen while in Italy.
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What was the League of Nations' response?
The League pressured Greece to pay Italy compensation.
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"By attacking Corfu, Italy violated the League's ________"
covenant
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"In both of these disputes, the League failed to ______________________"
condemn the aggressor
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What was the cause of the dispute?

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Both Germany and Poland laid claim to Upper Silesia.

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What was the League's decision?

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In what year did the dispute over the Aaland Islands take place?

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Which two countries laid claim to the islands?

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