Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations

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Why did the Abyssinian crisis show that the League of Nations had failed?
The LON were not prepared to fight Italy, they didn't want to lose Italy as an ally against Hitler, they allowed Italy to leave the LON and take over a country, they were too slow to act, the Hoare Laval Pact was leaked.
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What did the Abyssinian Crisis lead to?
It led to Germany witnessing this and thinking he could get away with things, it led to Italy leaving the LON, it led to Italy becoming allies with Germany
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Why did the Manchurian Crisis show the League of Nations had failed?
The LON would not fight another war so far away, they were allowing Japan to leave the LON, they took a year to write the Lytton report, it showed they didn't take things seriously
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What did the Manchurian Crisis lead to?
Italy taking advantage of the LON's failures and invading Abyssinia, Japan leaving the LON.
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What was BRAT?
Blame- clause 231, reperations 6.6. billion, Arms- 100,000 men, no conscription, Rhineland demilitarised, 6 battleships, no aircraft. Territory- saar under LON control, Alsace Lorraine to France, Eupen and Malmedy to Belgium.
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Why did BRAT anger Germany?
They lost money, they felt it was unfair, they lost pride and if they didn't have money then they couldn't pay the reperations. It led to people feeling angry and wanting revenge, Germany having a poor income.
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What did the big 3 want?
France- revenge, Britain- to set Germany up as a trading partner and publically revenge, America- peace, set up 14 points- freedom of the Seas, self determination and LON.
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How was the League organised?
assembly- met once a year, council had 5 permanent members, secretariat, didn't have enough members to deal with the work load.
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