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League Of Nations Pros And Cons

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Directly after World War I, Americans, as a whole, did not want to take any further part in international involvements. It was felt that the United States’ joining of the League of Nations would, “…commit the United States to an open-ended involvement is the affairs of other countries” (Foner 753). Because of this, the United States did not join the League of Nations, whose main goal was to mediate disputes between countries and avoid war at all costs. This, however, led to the failure of the League of Nations, as the United States would have been the glue to hold it together, since it was they who laid out the groundwork for the League.In addition to this, World War I itself did more harm than good, for it did not bring stability or democracy
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