Why was the League of Nations created?
To promote peace
To fight organised crime
How did people feel when the League was first established?
Concerned about limitations
Confident it would work
What was the idea of the league?
All nations would join
All nations would disarm
Disputes would go to the league
Everyone would protect each other
Sanctions would stop people breaking the rules
countries would make more money
What were the aims of the League?
To improve conditions worldwide
How many people joined in 1919?
How many members did the league have in 1930?
Which two countries stayed for the whole time?
The assembly met once a year
Each country had to send 2 government ministers, 1employer and 1 worker to the labour organisation.
What Border disputes were successfully solved by the league?
Upper Silesia 1921
Aaland islands 1921
Geneva Protocol 1924
How did the economic depression effect the league?
It brought countries together
Countries became more selfish
Why did disarmament fail?
No one could agree on the best way to disarm
It cost too much
Mussolini's invasion of Abyssinia damaged the league because they wanted to stay friends with Mussolini.
Why was the league a failure
French and British self-interest
Absent powers-no USA
lack of armed forces
reaching decisions too slowly
No one wanted peace