Why did the L of N fail to keep peace - Membership

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Defeated powers were not allowed to...
join and Usa left when Wilson was no longer president
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If a country leaves, it is bad as they need...
their resources, money and support
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Russia not allowed to join so the L of N was seen as...
the 'League of Victors'
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The Assembly - met once a year to discuss general topics like admission of new members etc but the...
decisions were all unanimous
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The Council - Five consistant members until...
USA left when he didn't sign the covenant
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Included...
Britain, France, Italy and Japan
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Main duty was to solve any disputes between...
states and try to negotiate things
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If any country was considered to have started a war (as an act of aggression) then...
it became a concern for the whole league, and so, they set up a way to try and stop this from happening
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1. Moral Condemnation - all countires put pressure on the...
agressor to shame the country and to make it stop the war and agree with the League's decision
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2. Economic Sanctions - all countries in the League would stop...
trading with the aggressor
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3. Military Force - all countries in the League contribute to an...
armed force against the aggressor
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This would enforce the idea of...
collective security which would gurantee future peace
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The Permanent Court of Justice - a court of 15 judges chosen from th L of N and were...
set up in The Hague in the Netherlands
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Dealt with disputes between countries over...
international law e.g terms of treaties
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No means of enforcing the decisions and depended on...
the goodwill of the members
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their resources, money and support

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If a country leaves, it is bad as they need...

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the 'League of Victors'

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decisions were all unanimous

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USA left when he didn't sign the covenant

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