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 League of Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A three person League of Nations committee was sent to the region in 1924 to study the case and in 1925 recommended the region to be connected to Iraq, under the condition that the UK would hold the mandate over Iraq for another 25 years, to assure the autonomous rights of the Kurdish population.
Eamon de Valera was the President of the Council of the League of Nations at its 68th and Special Sessions in September and October 1932, and President of the Assembly of the League of Nations in 1938.
The Covenant of the League of Nations was drafted by a special commission, and the League was established by Part I of the Treaty of Versailles, which was signed on June 28, 1919.
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 League of Nations Mandate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
League of Nations mandates were territories established under Article 22 of the Covenant of the League of Nations, 28 June 1919.
Upon the entry into force of the Charter of the United Nations in late 1945, the mandates of the League of Nations became United Nations Trust Territories, as agreed earlier at the Yalta Conference.
All the territories subject to League of Nations mandates were previously controlled by states defeated in World War I, principally Imperial Germany and the Ottoman Empire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/League_of_Nations_Mandate   (586 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - League of Nations
One important activity of the league was the disposition of certain territories that had been colonies of Germany and the Ottoman Empire before World War I. Supervision of these territories was awarded to league members in the form of mandates.
During the league's 26 years, a total of 63 nations belonged at one time or another; 28 were members for the entire period (see accompanying table).
The plan formed the basis of the Covenant of the League of Nations, the 26 articles that served as operating rules for the league.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761560118/League_of_Nations.html   (735 words)

  
 League of Nations. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
1972); G. Scott, The Rise and Fall of the League of Nations (1974); F. Northedge, The League of Nations (1986); H. Margulies, The Mild Reservationists and the League of Nations (1989).
In 1940 the League secretariat in Geneva was reduced to a skeleton staff; some of the technical services were removed to the United States and Canada.
The original membership of the League included the victorious Allies of World War I (with the exception of the United States, whose Senate refused to ratify the Treaty of Versailles) and most of the neutral nations.
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 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Essays: The League of Nations: The League of Nations
Although the League of Nations continued to hold annual sessions for the next three years, and despite talk among its members of reforming the organization, after the Abyssinian affair the League was clearly ruined as an instrument of collective security.
From Revolution to Reconstruction: Essays: The League of Nations: The League of Nations
The founding of the League of Nations in 1919 marked a radical departure from previous methods of diplomacy.
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 League of Nations Photo Collections
The League of Nations was an association of states which had pledged themselves, through signing the Covenant not to go to war before submitting their disputes with each other, or states not members of the League, to arbitration or enquiry.
The originals of the photos are held with the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) Library, League of Nations Archives Sub-Unit and are its property.
The League of Nations was an international organization created after the First World War.
www.indiana.edu /~league/intro.htm   (531 words)

  
 United Nations Office at Geneva Library / Archives From the League of Nations to the United Nations
The efforts of the League of Nations did not however succeed in removing the major obstacles to peace which occurred in the early ‘30s and to finish, it was powerless in the face of the Second World War.
Having installed its Secretariat in the Palais Wilson, the League of Nations made a durable mark on the urban landscape of Geneva by constructing the Palais des Nations in which the League was installed in 1936.
Dissolved at a final Assembly held in Geneva in April 1946, the League of Nations handed over its properties and assets to the United Nations Organization, the Palais des Nations being one of its jewels.
www.unog.ch /80256EE60057D930/(httpPages)/8C989922E1DBC95980256EF8005048CA?OpenDocument   (326 words)

  
 Dante B. Fascell Department of Government Information, Richter Library
The Covenant of the League of Nations, corresponding to the UN Charter, was adopted by the Paris peace conference on April 28, 1919, and was included in the peace treaties made by the Allies with Germany, Austria, Hungary, and Bulgaria.
Planning for the League of Nations involved the study of earlier proposals by statesmen, jurists, economists, philosophers, and theologians, as well as of the precedents furnished by existing intergovernmental agencies.
The principal executive organs of the League of Nations were the Assembly and the Council, which were assisted by a permanent Secretariat.
www.library.miami.edu /gov/League.html   (946 words)

  
 leagueofnations
In view of the League’s desire to end war, the only criteria that can be used to classify a success, was whether war was avoided and a peaceful settlement formulated after a crisis between two nations.
The League of Nations came into being after the end of World War One.
This was a great blow to Germany but it also meant that the League could not use whatever strength Germany had to support its campaign against aggressor nations.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /leagueofnations.htm   (2626 words)

  
 Wilson and the League of Nations by Sanderson Beck
The idea for a League as an essential part of the Treaty was adopted unanimously by the representatives of the 32 states present on January 25, and a subcommittee for the drafting of a League of Nations Covenant was selected with President Wilson as chairman.
The constitution of the League of Nations must be a part of the peace settlement; for if it preceded peace it would be confined to the nations allied against a common enemy; and if it followed the peace settlement, it could not guarantee the peace terms.
He felt that power must not be vested in a single nation or combination of nations; the sea is a free highway and should be protected by a league of all the nations under international law.
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 United Nations Office at Geneva Library / Archives
The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) Library, previously the League of Nations Library, was founded in 1919 and became the United Nations Library at Geneva when the League’s assets were transferred to the United Nations in 1946.
The Library also plays a unique role in helping the world remember, and learn from, the efforts of the United Nations and the League of Nations.
The UNOG Library is part of a strong network of United Nations and UN system libraries, that share expertise, best practices and resources, and cooperate to ensure the best quality of products and services for their users.
www.unog.ch /library/archives/lon/library/docs3.html   (293 words)

  
 Research Guide to League of Nations Documents and Publications, Northwestern University Library
Researchers familiar with United Nations documentation and publications may find their knowledge to be of use, as the UN continues certain practices established by the League.
The Library of the United Nations Office at Geneva is the repository of the League of Nations Archives.
Guide to League of Nations Publications: A Bibliographical Survey of the Work of the League, 1920-1947.
www.library.northwestern.edu /govpub/collections/league/background.html   (1956 words)

  
 League of Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eamon de Valera was the President of the Council of the League of Nations at its 68th and Special Sessions in September and October 1932, and President of the Assembly of the League of Nations in 1938.
The Covenant of the League of Nations was drafted by a special commission, and the League was established by Part I of the Treaty of Versailles, which was signed on June 28, 1919.
The United States was originally to be the fifth permanent member; however, it never joined the League, as a result of the Republican Party's Congressional election gains in 1918.
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 League of Nations Mandate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The mandates were fundamentally different from protectorates in that the Mandatory power undertook obligations to the inhabitants of the territory and to the League of Nations.
League of Nations mandates were territories established under Article 22 of the Covenant of the League of Nations, 28 June 1919.
All the territories subject to League of Nations mandates were previously controlled by states defeated in World War I, principally Imperial Germany and the Ottoman Empire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/League_of_Nations_Mandate   (603 words)

  
 League of Nations Bibliography - L
Geneva: Secretariat of the League of Nations, 1930.
Geneva: Secretariat of the League of Nations, 1929-.
Geneva: Secretariat of the League of Nations, 1935-1938.
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 Rugby League Tri-Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Zealand's win in the 2005 Rugby League Tri-Nations was the first time that Australia had not won an international test series for 27 years.
The Tri-Nations is a rugby league tournament involving the top three nations in the sport: Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain.
Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett responded to this criticism in a column in The Courier-Mail proposing that the Tri-nations tournament be resurrected.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rugby_League_Tri-Nations   (580 words)

  
 League of Nations
Even though the League was proposed by President Woodrow Wilson in his Fourteen Points the United States never ratified the Treaty of Versailles and therefore never joined the League.
One of the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles was a international peace keeping body called the League of Nations.
The third problem was that it eliminated the opportunity to include Germany in the planning stages of the League of Nations which later led to the League's demise
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 League of Nations Timeline
The seat of the League of Nations is transferred from London to Geneva.
Admission of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to the League of Nations.
Departure of a mission of the League of Nations Secretariat for Latin America.
worldatwar.net /timeline/other/league18-46.html   (1970 words)

  
 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Outlines: American History (1994): Chapter Nine: The League of nations (3/8)
Persuaded that his greatest hope for peace, the League of Nations, would never be realized unless he made concessions to the Allies, Wilson compromised on the issues of self-determination, open diplomacy and other specific points during the peace negotiations in Paris.
As a result, the League of Nations, without the presence of the United States or Russia, remained a weak organization.
From Revolution to Reconstruction: Outlines: American History (1994): Chapter Nine: The League of nations (3/8)
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 PBS - American Experience: Woodrow Wilson Wilson- A Portrait
He did, however, make sure the League of Nations was an inextricable part of the final agreement.
Lodge believed that the League, under Article Ten, could require the United States to commit economic or military force to maintain the collective security of member nations.
Of the treatyís 440 articles, the first twenty-six comprise the Covenant of the League of Nations.
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 League of Nations
With the onset of the Second World War, the league had all but ceased to function, although it continued to officially exist until 1945 when its duties were formally usurped by the United Nations.
As a liberal thinker and a believer in internationalism, ER supported American entry into the League of Nations, though not with the degree of enthusiasm that the president would have liked.
She worked hard through the 1920s and 1930s to bring about American entry into the World Court and the League of Nations, even attracting the attention of Congress for the role she had played in awarding the Bok Peace Prize to a league supporter.
www.nps.gov /elro/glossary/league-of-nations.htm   (684 words)

  
 League of Nations
League of Nations: The Covenant: The Basis of the League - The Covenant: The Basis of the League At the close of World War I, such prominent figures as Jan...
League of Nations: Members - Members The original membership of the League included the victorious Allies of World War I (with...
League of Nations: Bibliography - Bibliography See F. Walters, A History of the League of Nations (2 vol., 1952; repr.
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 BBC - History - The League of Nations and the United Nations
The League of Nations, born of the destruction and disillusionment arising from World War One, was the most ambitious attempt that had ever been made to construct a peaceful global order.
The imposition of a peaceful world order was a key objective for the League of Nations, established in the aftermath of World War One.
The League of Nations and the United Nations
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 Introduction to the United Nations
The League was created because a number of people in France, South Africa, the UK and the US believed that a world organization of nations could keep the peace and prevent a repetition of the horrors of the 1914-18 war in Europe.
Several Big Powers failed to support the League: the United States crucially never joined; Germany was a member for only seven years from 1926 and the USSR for only five years from 1934; Japan and Italy both withdrew in the 30s.
The League of Nations was founded immediately after the First World War.
www.un.org /Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/unintro/unintro3.htm   (315 words)

  
 World War I, The League of Nations Protocol for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes
States of which the seat of government is outside Europe will be entitled merely to inform the Secretariat of the League of Nations that their ratification has been given; in that case, they must transmit the instrument of ratification as soon as possible.
Those obligations shall be interpreted as obliging each of the signatory States to co-operate loyally and effectively in support of the Covenant of the League of Nations, and in resistance to any act of aggression, in the degree which its geographical position and its particular situation as regards armaments allow.
The deposit of ratifications shall be made at the Secretariat of the League of Nations as soon as possible.
www.lib.byu.edu /~rdh/wwi/1918p/pacific.html   (2153 words)

  
 The League Of Nations--Senator James A. Reed Summarizes Issue--Debate Handbook
This League was formed for the purpose of crystallizing the fetters upon conquered people; of driving the nails into the coffin of the hopes of conquered masses upon penalty of being set upon, not by one nation but by the united powers of the earth.
We have had this old corpse of the League of Nations dragged around the Senate Chamber for the last 30 days by a number of gentlemen who acted as pallbearers at its funeral, and who ought to know that it is dead.
Yet we are told that the representatives of these nations, appearing in the League with their swords still dripping, would be the proper viceregents of Christ on earth to establish His millennium among men!
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 Woodrow Wilson: The League of Nations
There has reached us through many channels the feeling that if the deliberating body of the League of Nations was merely to be a body of officials representing the various governments, the peoples of the world would not be sure that some of the mistakes which preoccupied officials had admittedly made might not be repeated.
While it has consumed some time to read this document, I think you will see at once that it is very simple, and in nothing so simple as in the structure which it suggests for a league of nations, a body of delegates, an executive council, and a permanent secretariat.
Fourteen nations were represented, among them all of those powers which for convenience we have called the Great Powers, and among the rest a representation of the greatest variety of circumstances and interests.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/ww38.htm   (1324 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - League of Nations
One important activity of the league was the disposition of certain territories that had been colonies of Germany and the Ottoman Empire before World War I. Supervision of these territories was awarded to league members in the form of mandates.
During the league's 26 years, a total of 63 nations belonged at one time or another; 28 were members for the entire period (see accompanying table).
During the next two decades, American diplomats encouraged the league's activities and attended its meetings unofficially, but the United States never became a member.
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 Category:League of Nations Mandates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
League of Nations Mandates were former colonies and territories of the German and Ottoman Empire administered on behalf of the League of Nations by one of several Mandatory Powers: Britain, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, France, Belgium and Japan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:League_of_Nations_Mandates   (84 words)

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