League of Nations

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League of Nations- The League of Nations was formed after World War One in 1919. It was created after the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, and it was meant to help promote world peace. The reason why it was formed to help promote world peace is because of World War One. The First World War was the largest war the world had seen to that point in time, and involved countries all around the world. Countries such as India, Australia, Great Britain, the Ottoman Empire and the US were all involved in some way during this war. After the allies won the war, the Treaty of Versailles was signed in Versailles, France, (the home of past monarchs of France). The League of Nations was a spawn of the Treaty of Versailles and was the idea of American president, Woodrow Wilson. He wanted to apply the idea of self-determination around the world and he hoped that the league would help reflect and spread his idea. He had also hoped that the group would help protect peace and harbor international cooperation. Though the intentions were good, the US Congress decided not join the group
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