The League Of Nations By Woodrow Wilson

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The league of nations was started after World War I to try to bring peace to this world after this horrid war we had just been in. It was proposed by Woodrow Wilson, to the allied forces to join in this league to use arbitration to make decisions on other nations matters so it can be solved before they try to start a war. This might sound all well but if you think about it, it is impossible to achieve world peace in general. The League 's goals included disarmament, preventing war through collective security, settling disputes between countries through negotiation and diplomacy, and improving global welfare. Despite these bold aims, the League proved incapable of preventing aggression by the fascist powers in late 1930s. The United Nations effectively replaced it after World War II and inherited a number of agencies and organizations founded by the League. The opposition to the League of Nations comes from four sources: The extreme Socialists and radical revolutionists who look on all measures devised by government as at present constitution as “capitalistic” and as “bourgeois makeshifts”; from constitutives who considers any change as dangerous and revolutionary; from Republican party leaders who want to make political capital against Wilson a democrat, and from those who believe in an extreme nationalism and who feel that any international agreement will curb American’s nationalistic aspirations. The League of Nations has its roots in a popular support far deeper and…

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