League of Nations

Overview of the topic

How successful was the League in the 1920s?
How far did weaknesses in the League’s organisation make failure inevitable?
International agreements in the 1920s
How far did the Depression make the work of the League more difficult?
How successful was the League in the 1930s?

Expectations

By the end of this unit it is expected that all students will:

Most students will: be able to explain success and failures of the League of Nations 1919-1935.

Some learners will have progressed further and will: give a well supported view on how far the League was a failure and whether there was anything the League could have done to stop Hitler.

Key Assessments

Assessed exam question in class and assessed exam question for homework.

How to help your child

Compare the work of the League with the work of the UN.  Discuss the successes and failures of the League and try to work out which were most significant.  Discuss the reasons why there was no major war in the 1920s.

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