League of Nations Essay | Collective Security

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Collective Security

Summary: The League of Nations did some humanitarian good during the inter-war period, but its failures in Manchuria, Ethiopia and the fact that it did nothing to stop the rise of Hitler all resulted in the ultimate failure of the League and its idea of collective security.


When WWI ended in 1917 much of Europe was left in confusion which created the need for a conference to be held to sort out problems like punishing Germany, drawing new boarders, and preventing future wars. The Paris Peace Conference was held in Versailles in 1919 and was controlled by the three most powerful countries, France, Britain and the United States. Woodraw Wilson, the president of the United States, had his own agenda during the peace conference; Wilson wanted to create the League of Nations that would prevent future wars. At the peace conference Wilson pushed for the delegates to adopt the idea of collective security, the idea that an attack on one was an attack on all. The League of Nations did some humanitarian good during the inter-war period, but its failures in Manchuria, Ethiopia and the fact that it did nothing to stop the rise of Hitler all...

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