Success and Failures of League of Nations in 1920s

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Vilna
1920 - Failure. Poland took control of Vilna. League told Poland to withdraw. Poland didn't. League told Poland they could keep Vilna - possible ally with Germany in the future
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Upper Silesia
1921 - Success. Germany and Poland both wanted U.S. League got silesians to vote who they wanted to rule. Industrial parts - Germany. Rural parts - Poland. League divided U.S
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Aarland Islands
1921 - Success. Sw and Fin wanted control. Countries willing to fight for them. League said islands to go to Fin. Sw accepted
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Corfu
1923 - Failure. Mussolini occupied Corfu after murder of italian diplomat. Demanded compensation and apology from Greece. League said money to got to them. Mussolini got decision overturned. League looked weak
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Bulgaria
1925 - Success. Greek troops invaded Bulgaria after greek soldiers killed at border. League condemned greek action. Told them to pay compensation and pull out. Greeks obeyed.
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Locarno Treaties
October 1925 - Success. G and Fr agree German western border
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Kellogg - Briand Pact
August 1928 - Success. 65 nations agreed not to use force to settle disputes. Condemned war.
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1921 - Success. Germany and Poland both wanted U.S. League got silesians to vote who they wanted to rule. Industrial parts - Germany. Rural parts - Poland. League divided U.S

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1921 - Success. Sw and Fin wanted control. Countries willing to fight for them. League said islands to go to Fin. Sw accepted

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1923 - Failure. Mussolini occupied Corfu after murder of italian diplomat. Demanded compensation and apology from Greece. League said money to got to them. Mussolini got decision overturned. League looked weak

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1925 - Success. Greek troops invaded Bulgaria after greek soldiers killed at border. League condemned greek action. Told them to pay compensation and pull out. Greeks obeyed.

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