The League of Nations

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Name the aims of the League of Nations...
1. Keep peace, 2. Reduce Weapons, 3. Co-operation between nations, 4. Collective Security.
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Name the Strengths of the League...
It settled disputes e.g Greece and Bulgaria and most major countries joined.
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Describe what the Council did...
It was made up of permanent members ( Great Britain, Japan, Italy, France). They met five times a year and could veto decisions (say no).
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Describe the Permanent Court of Justice...
They gave legal advice and heard all disputes and solved them.
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Name weaknesses of the League...
1. Decisions took to long. 2.When depression hit they was no money. 3.No country was willing to lend resources to the League (not even the USA who were the most wealthy).
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List the sanctions made if a country went against the League...
1. first a warning was given. 2. All Trading was stopped between countries. 3. Military Force was taken into action.
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List the Members in the League off Nations
Great Britain and France : 1919-1939, Japan:1919-1933, Italy:1919-1937, Germany:1926 (Locarno) - 1933 (disarm Cof), USSR:1934-1939
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Describe what the Assembly did...
It was made of 42 countries who met once a year and in emergency's. They had to all agree for the decision to be made.
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Why did the USA not join the League?...
Americans did not join the League as the didn't want to get involved in another World War (isolationist). US congress voted not to join which effect the League as they were the richest and strongest countries.
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Was any countries not allowed to join the league?...
Germany and the USSR were not allowed to join. Two of the most important countries of the world were banned weakening the League. Both joined later.
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