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Was the league successful in the 1920s?

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GCSE International relations 1945-1991

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Was the league successful in the 1920s?

The League of Nations was created in 1919 but didn't begin its official existence until January 1920. It was set up to bring the nations of the world together and act in harmony to prevent any future wars ever breaking out.

The League of Nations was successful in the 1920s because of its humanitarian aim. They drew up suggested laws dealing with things such as child labour, sick pay and old age pension. The league also introduced a resolution for a maximum of 48 hours a week of work. As a result of this they improved the lives of millions of people.

The league were successful in a few country disputes such as the Aaland Islands dispute. The league averted war and they dealt with it effectively so that meant that the league was successfully sorting out problems and avoiding war.

The League brought many countries together and there was a lot of co-operation between countries. Countries began trading with each other and countries that had previously not been friends became friends and sorted out their problems. Because of this that meant the league was successful because countries

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