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After World War one, the founders of the league wished for a New World of peace and an improvement in the quality of peoples live. To what extent did the League of Nations achieve this in the 1920’s.

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GCSE HISTORY COUSEWORK. THE LEAUGE OF NATIONS IN THE 1920's. After World War one, the founders of the league wished for a New World of peace and an improvement in the quality of peoples live. To what extent did the League of Nations achieve this in the 1920's. In this essay I am going to talk about the aims, successes and failures of the League of Nations during the 1920's. The League of Nations set out to improve many things around the world. The major reason for the League was to solve disputes between nations without it ending in war. The League also wanted to improve conditions in the working place. ...read more.


After this in1925 the League stopped Greece and Bulgaria fighting with success. Later Bulgaria were found to be the provoked and Greece had to pay compensation. The League of Nations was also involved in a lot of humanitarian successes. These areas of successes came in improving the lives of ordinary people around the world. They included improving working conditions; here they made a minimum 48-hour week, all workers to be able to join a trade union and only over fifteens to have a full time job. The League tackled slavery, gunrunning and drug trafficking. They also wanted to promote the rights of minatory groups. The World Health Organization enjoyed successes in combating diseases. ...read more.


Mussolini went behind the Leagues back and went to the conference of ambassadors (a group outside the League) who went along with him so Greece had to pay compensation. In this essay I have looked at many factors to the League of Nations. I looked at the aims, successes and failures. The aims, which were set by the League, were much achieved and the successes were reasonable but were all involved small countries. On thee humanitarian front the League did a lot and gained respect through this. The failures were very considerable in that they involved powers, which the League of Nations could not handle. My conclusion to the League of Nations is that it was failure and simply could not handle the large countries, which I believe is essential to any venture of this sort. ?? ?? ?? ?? Joseph Swainson ...read more.

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