Lon failture

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  • Lon failture

    1. 1. League of Nations Why it failed?
    2. 2. Reasons why LON failed• Not all major countries joined The United States never became a member. The League was flawed from the start - without every powerful nation being a member it would lack importance.• Members preferred to look after their own interests Britain and France were often unwilling to get involved in League affairs, preferring to make sure their national interest was defended.• It had no armed forces With member states unwilling to provide soldiers, the LON never had an army - its only weapon was sanctions.• It was unable to stop aggression by major powers Japan,
    3. 3. Reasons why LON failed• It had no armed forces With member states unwilling to provide soldiers, the LON never had an army - its only weapon was sanctions.• It was unable to stop aggression by major powers Japan, then Italy were able to get away with invasions of other countries. This made the League appear powerless. This meant Germany could consider breaking the Treaty of Versailles.

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