4.7 The Founding of the League of Nations
To curb the wars and maintain global peace, it became necessary for the organization to be established. The League of Nations was established in 1919, due to the persistent efforts of Woodrow Wilson. English diplomats made the blue print of the League. 43 member nations signed this. Gradually sixty nations joined the League.
4.7a Aims and Objectives of the League
The League was set up to encourage the ideal of
international cooperation, security and peace. It also attempted
to reduce war equipment and control the growth of weapons. Another
objective was to keep a check on war. The nations, who joined the
League promised to observe the territorial integrity of other nations,
and to cancel any harmful and secret pacts.