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How successful was the League of Nations in the 1920s

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How Successful was the League of Nations in the 1920s When it was set up the LN had four main objectives, these were : to discourage aggression from any nation, to encourage countries to co-operate, especially in business and trade, to encourage nations to disarm and to improve the living and working conditions of people in all parts of the world. I will show how successful the LN was in each of its objectives. To improve the living and working conditions of people in all parts of the world was one of the objectives of the LN. I believe the LN was quite successful in doing this. The LN did amazing work in getting war refugees back to their homeland. ...read more.

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In my opinion the LN did an amazing amount of work to improve life all around and was very successful in doing this. To discourage aggression from any nation was another of the LN's objectives. They had some successes with this and the disputes were mainly caused by border disputes. 1. One of the successes was in Upper Silesia in 1921. This was when Germany and Poland both wanted control over it. The League came up with a good plan that split the area in two, a war was avoided. 2. Aaland Islands was another success, Finland and Sweden both wanted the Aaland Islands. The League carefully decided that the islands go to Finland. ...read more.

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In 1923 the first attempt to disarm was accepted by many nations but Britain didn't agree due to their own interests. In 1926 plans for disarmament conference was set up but it took a long time to come up with these agreements and when they finally did Germany said no because of the new Nazi elected government in Germany. This was a complete failure and nobody took the big step to wards disarmament. My conclusion is that the LN was fairly successful in the 1920s. They were very successful in improving the lives of people. They were fairly successful in discouraging aggression but however they had a complete failure in trying to make all countries head towards disarmament Anthony Tawil 10DR ...read more.

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