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1

Opinional: Did the League succeed or fail in discouraging aggression?

The League failed. Countries still fought and epically disagreed despite the League's overall governing.

2

Opinional: Did the League succeed or fail in encouraging co-operation?

The League failed, to an extent. There was an international trading that resembled countries co-operation. However, even under the rule of the League: France and Britain disagreed and didn't want the same thing in the Corfu crisis.

3

Opinional: Did the League succeed or fail in encouraging disarmament?

They downright failed! Germany was mad at being the only country to disarm, but no other country wanted to take the lead disarming, so nobody disarmed.

4

Opinional: Did the League succeed or fail in improving living conditions?

They succeeded! Dispite their other failings the League excelled in this field: the International Labour Organisation and the Health Committee were proof of this.

5

What did the Depression create?

Economical problems that led to political problems later on.

6

Which of the following countries - USA, Britain, France, Germany, Japan or Italy - might have made this statement?

"I have not worked since last year!"

Germany.

7

Which of the following countries - USA, Britain, France, Germany, Japan or Italy - might have made this statement?

"I will support anyone who can get the country back to work."

Errm...

8

Which of the following countries - USA, Britain, France, Germany, Japan or Italy - might have made this statement?

"If we had our own empire we would have the resources we need. Economic depression would not damage us so much."

Japan.

9

Which of the following countries - USA, Britain, France, Germany, Japan or Italy - might have made this statement?

"Reparations have caused this mess."

Germany.

10

Which of the following countries - USA, Britain, France, Germany, Japan or Italy - might have made this statement?

"The bank is closed. We've lost everything!"

The USA.

11

Which of the following countries - USA, Britain, France, Germany, Japan or Italy - might have made this statement?

"We need tough leaders who will not be pushed around by the League of Nations or the USA."

Germany.

12

What was the Abyssinian crisis?

A situation where the Italian dictator, Mussolini, invaded Abyssinian in 1935. The League of Nations, well, let's just say, didn't deal with it quite right. So much so that it was the main cause for World War 2!

13

What was Article 10?

Errm

14

What was the League's Assembly?

The League's parliament. Every country in the League sent a representative to the Assembly, which met once a year. Discions made by the Assembly were required to be unanimous, meaning all the members had to agree.

15

What is collective security?

Umm.

16

What are commissions?

Errm.

17

What was the Conference of Ambassadors?

Hmm

18

What was the League's council?

It was a smaller group than the Assembly. It met in cases of emergency, but other than that, 5 times a year. Permanent members of the council had a veto, this could stop the council acting.

19

What was the covenant?

Umm.

20

What is disarmament?

A process where a country give up military weapons and vehicles, including ships, guns, tanks, etc.

21

What is economic depression?

Umm

22

What is isolationism?

Errh

23

What was the Manchurian crisis?

It involved Japan.

24

What is military force?

A process of using the power of an army to make a country agree to terms or back off another country. Often used as a last resort after economic sanctions.

25

What is moral condemnation?

Hmm

26

What is normalcy?

Errh

27

What is a secretariat?

Hmm

28

What are tariffs?

Errmh

29

What are trade sanctions?

Hmm

30

What is the definition of unanimous?

It's where EVERYONE agrees.