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In the 1920's The league tried and failed to encourage nations to disarm.The further the disarmament ever got was to limit the size of their navies. The countries involved in this were USA, Japan, Britain and France.
In the 1920's The league tried and failed to encourage nations to disarm.The further the disarmament ever got was to limit the size of their navies. The countries involved in this were USA, Japan, Britain and France.
This affected Germany because she had been forced to disarm and the other countries weren't prepared to do it, and they didn't want to be the first to disarm. The League's failure over disarmament wasn't very serious since a number of international agreement had been made and promised a more peaceful world.
International agreements of the 1920s (Part 1) -1921 Washington conference:USA, Britain, France and Japan limited their navy size. -1922 Rapallo treaty: the USSR and Germany re established diplomatic relations -1924 the Dawes Plan: the US lent money to Germany to help it pay its reparations.
International agreements of the 1920s (Part 2) -1925 Locarno treaties: Germany returned the western borders. This was a great moment especially for France. This helped Germany to join the League of Nations in 1926. -1928 Kellogg- Briand Pact also known as the Pact of Paris in which 65 nations agreed not to use force to resolve conflicts. -1929 Young Plan: reduced Germany's reparation payments.
In this source Germany is being congratulated by Punch, a British magazine, because of The Locarno treaties in 1925. This was seen as a League triumph.
This treaties were created in Europe with the influence of the USA. Historians of that time thought that The nation’s diplomacy’s had some ideas to create peace and tried to capture them in treaties with little value. They were only hopes of decent men. The Economy in Europe was recovering after the difficult days in the early 1920s. The Dawes plan had helped Germany and the economies of Britain and France moving again. Countries were now trading again and this was reducing the tension, because when countries were trading they were less likely to start a war.