Introduction To The League Of Nations

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Introduction to the League of Nations: text p. 228-235


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  • 1. 

    What year did the League of Nations begin?

    • A.

      1918

    • B.

      1920

    • C.

      1933

    • D.

      1945

    Correct Answer
    B. 1920
    Explanation
    The League of Nations began in 1920. This international organization was established after World War I with the aim of promoting peace and preventing future conflicts. It was created through the Treaty of Versailles and served as a precursor to the United Nations. The League of Nations aimed to resolve disputes between nations through diplomacy and collective security. However, it faced challenges and ultimately failed to prevent the outbreak of World War II.

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  • 2. 

    What country did not join the League?

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      Britain

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    A. USA
    Explanation
    The United States did not join the League of Nations. This was mainly due to the opposition from the US Senate, which believed that joining the League would threaten American sovereignty and independence. Additionally, there were concerns about being drawn into future conflicts and the League's ability to enforce its decisions. As a result, the US pursued a policy of isolationism and did not become a member of the League of Nations.

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  • 3. 

    Which US president worked very hard to create the League?

    • A.

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B.

      Herbert Hoover

    • C.

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • D.

      Abraham Lincoln

    Correct Answer
    A. Woodrow Wilson
    Explanation
    Woodrow Wilson is the correct answer because he was instrumental in creating the League of Nations. As the 28th President of the United States, Wilson played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles after World War I, which included the establishment of the League of Nations. Wilson strongly believed in the need for international cooperation and the League was intended to promote peace and prevent future conflicts. Although the League ultimately faced challenges and was not as successful as hoped, Wilson's efforts and advocacy for its creation are well-known.

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  • 4. 

    This laid out the structure and rules for each of the bodies within the League.

    • A.

      The Constitution

    • B.

      The UN

    • C.

      The Council

    • D.

      The Covenant

    Correct Answer
    D. The Covenant
    Explanation
    The Covenant is the correct answer because it is a document that established the structure and rules for each of the bodies within the League of Nations. It outlined the responsibilities and functions of the League, as well as the obligations of its member states. The Covenant served as the founding document of the League and provided the framework for its operations and decision-making processes.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following was NOT a permanent member of the Council in 1920?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Britain

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Italy

    • E.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    A. China
    Explanation
    China was not a permanent member of the Council in 1920. The permanent members of the Council in 1920 were Britain, France, Italy, and Japan. China became a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council in 1971.

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  • 6. 

    What special power did the permanent members of the council have?

    • A.

      Special militia

    • B.

      Veto

    • C.

      Right of reply

    • D.

      Club membership

    Correct Answer
    B. Veto
    Explanation
    The permanent members of the council have the special power of veto. This means that they have the ability to reject or block any resolution or decision made by the council, even if it has the support of all the other members. This power gives the permanent members significant influence and control over the actions and decisions of the council.

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  • 7. 

    Which body was the League's Parliament?

    • A.

      The Council

    • B.

      The Secretariat

    • C.

      The Assembly

    • D.

      The Permanent Court of International Justice

    Correct Answer
    C. The Assembly
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Assembly. The Assembly was the League of Nations' Parliament, where representatives from member countries would gather to discuss and make decisions on various issues. It served as the main deliberative body of the League and had the power to adopt resolutions and recommendations. The Assembly played a crucial role in shaping the policies and actions of the League during its existence.

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  • 8. 

    How many times did the Council meet per year?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
    Explanation
    The Council met five times per year.

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  • 9. 

    How many times did the Assembly meet per year?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    B. 1
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 because the question is asking for the number of times the Assembly met per year. Since there is only one option that states 1, it can be inferred that the Assembly met only once per year.

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  • 10. 

    What percentage of members had to agree to a decision made by the Assembly?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      51

    • C.

      75

    • D.

      100

    Correct Answer
    D. 100
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 100 because when it is stated that "members had to agree to a decision made by the Assembly," it implies that all members must agree. Therefore, the percentage of members required to agree is 100%.

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  • 11. 

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Britain

    • C.

      Italy

    • D.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    D. USA
    Explanation
    Which country is represented by the man next to the keystone?

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