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League of Nations

League Of Nations

WhenThe League of Nations was created on June 19, 1919 and instituted on January 10, 1920 by The United States President Woodrow Wilson.It was created in Geneva, Switzerland.

Europe was supposed to be the civilized part of the world, but after seeing World War I, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson questioned that. Through seeing the terror of the war he wanted to create an international organization that would prevent war from that point on.


What was The League of Nations?The League of Nations was an organization between the governments of world wide powers, including, Great Britain, France, and Italy. This Organization was to settle disputes between countries diplomatically and to keep peace in the world.

Significance and ImpactThe League of Nations brought much of the world together in unity for a certain period of time, and allowed communication to grow between countries. The League of Nations also led to the organization made in 1945 known as the United Nations.

Political:The League of Nations helped weak countries grow in relations and have a larger more equal say with powerful countries. Relations increased between countries and so did friendships.Economic:If a country violated a rule(s) of the League of Nation, economic sanctions were introduced to the violating country.Social:Many disputes between smaller countries (Greece and Bulgaria for example) were resolved and prevented war because of the League of Nations

Primary Source"...Contrast the United States with any country on the face of the earth today and ask yourself whether the situation of the United States is not the best to be found. I will go as far as anyone in world service, but the first step to world service is the maintenance of the United States.I have always loved one flag and I cannot share that devotion [with] a mongrel banner created for a League." - Henry Cabot Lodge on the Leage of Nations adressed to President Woodrow Wilson on August 12, 1919.


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