Successes And Failures Of The League Of Nations

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The League of Nations was supposed to be an international organization that would help solve disputes between the different countries to avoid future wars and bring lasting peace. It was endorsed on January 10th, 1920 with its headquarters located in Geneva, Switzerland. The League was created and introduced by President Woodrow Wilson of the United States of America along with his “Fourteen Points,” a plan listing terms which he believed must be comprised in the Peace Treaty of Versailles which would bring an end to World War I. Many nations were members of the League, and it did help resolve certain issues, but unfortunately, there were quite as many failures as there were triumphs. Eventually though, the League failed and led to World War II, only to be replaced by the United Nations in 1946. The League of Nations, meant to be a strong power and keep peace with all nations who were members, was only a weak and virtually power-less organization. President Woodrow Wilson created the League of Nations and used his immense influence to attempt to achieve its success. He believed that it would guarantee lasting world peace and resolve any disputes between nations. President Clemenceau of France and Prime Minister Loyd George of Great Britain, while highly doubting that the League would succeed, supported it in order that Wilson would support their plan of revenge on Germany. He was able, with the support from Clemenceau and George, to attach the Covenant of the League to the
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