Structure of the league of Nations

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Section 1:Membership
Section 1:Membership
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What kind of countries would make up the L of N from WW1 and why? (aim of L of N)
The victorious countries as the aim of the League was to join together to prevent a war,
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What country didn't join the L of N and why what did this do to the L of N?
The USA as Warren Harding was the new President and he followed a policy of isolation and to return to Normalcy and this made the L of N weaker and more vulnerable,
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What country was allowed to join and what did she see the League as?
Germany and she saw the League as a 'League of Victors'
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What other country was allowed to join and why?
The USSR (1923) as they had turned Communist which countries like B and f were frightened of
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Section 2: The Organisation of the League
Section 2: The Organisation of the League
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What countires were in the assembly and how many?
All countries from the l of n could sent one representative to the assembly,
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How many times did it meet a year and where?
Once a year in Geneva,
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what was its job/role?
It could recommend action to the council, vote on the admission of new members and the budget in various issues,
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What did all decisions have to be and what does this mean?
unanimous so all votes were in secret and all members had to agree,
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what countries were in the council and what kind of members were they?
They were four permanent members- GB, F, Italy and Japan,
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How many non-permanent members joined the Council and for how many years and how did the get there?
there were four for three-year periods and they were alected by the assembly,
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what did the permanent members have and what did this mean?
A veto which meant a single no vote could stop a decision,
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what was the job of the council?
to solve any disputes that may occur between states by negotiation
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If any country was considered to have started a war, what would the L of N do as a team? (short)
They would take action against the aggressor and their problem would become all of the L of n's problem,
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What was the first sanction that could be imposed and what did it do?
Moral Condemnation so other countries would put pressure on the agressor and make her feel bad and shame the country into stopping the war,
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what was the second sanction that could be imposed and what did it do?
Economic Sanctions which meant all countries in the L of N stopped trading with the agressor,
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What was the third sanction that could be imposed and what did it do?
Military force where all countires in the League would contribute to a small army and would act against the agressor,
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How many judges were on the permanent courty of justice and where was it set up?
15 judges in the Hague in the Netherlands,
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what was its role/ job?
To deal with disputes between countries over international laws such as terms of treaties
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what did it rely on in members and why?
It relied on the goodwill of members as they had no way to enforce their decisions,
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What was the role of the Secretariat?
It was an international civil service and recorded the League meetingd and prepared reports,
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What type of people were staffed here? what was the disadvantage of the Secretariat?
They were linguists so usually French or British and the disadvantage was it was under-staffed so processes were slow,
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What are two of the agencies the L of n set up?
Health Organisation and Slavery Commision,
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