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The Locarno treaty made Europe peaceful - discuss

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I think that the Locarno treaty made Europe peaceful because: a) It was accepted that Germany's frontiers with France and Belgium were not to be attacked. b) The Rhineland would remain demilitarised c) Germany's frontiers with Poland and Czechoslovakia would not be change by force. Instead of that the League of Nations forced Germany to pay $6600 million to France and Germany agreed they couldn't pay so much. Finally USA gave them the money to pay to France. The league of nations had some successes and some failures. ...read more.

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The league interfered doing a plebiscite. After the voting, the territory was divided between the both countries. For lucky this problems were solved, but the league failed in other important problems: in Corfu and in Vilna. In Corfu the problem was that an Italian general was killed in the borders of Albania and Greece. Mussolini demanded reparations and an enquiry. The Greeks refused and Mussolini bombard and invaded Corfu. The league's action was to made a comite and the decision was to ask Italy to pay 50 m. ...read more.

Conclusion

Polish invaded Vilna and Lithuania went to talk with the league. The league's action was : "nothing". It was unbelievable that they didn't care and do nothing, it was a league made up to gave peace to the countries, �would this reactions made the people to be peaceful in the 1920's? No, definitely no. In my conclusion, as I said from the start, the Locarno treaty was the one who gave peace to European people in the 1920's. The Locarno treaty only had successes and made people to feel comfortable and secure , the league of nations, beside it had some successes, its failures were terrible and people would remember them for ever. ...read more.

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