The League of Nations.

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The League of Nations was created during the conference in Versailles, France, 1919, when Woodrow Wilson, the president of United States came up with fourteen points. The League of Nations was a point of Woodrow Wilson's fourteen points. It was created to stop wars by working out the problems with each other, to improve the world, to get rid of weapons, and to enforce the Treaty of Versailles. The League of Nations wasn't welcomed in the United States, when Woodrow Wilson was the one who created it. It also had many problems in 1919, as well as it had some good decisions made in Corfu and some not so good decisions made in Bulgaria. The League was successful in the 20's but it failed in the 30's, and overall, the league failed.

After the Treaty of Versailles, Woodrow Wilson went back to his country and told his people about the League of Nations.

No one liked the idea of being involved with the League, so in order to get more support, he tried to pass it through congress, but they disagreed as well. His own people disagreed, because they didn't want to give up its control over its own country nor did they want to be a world policeman. If they agreed to be part of the League, they would have to give in money the most for they were the richest country. Not only this, the German-Americans also fought against the idea. They fought against the idea, because they were German, and Germany was forbid to be part of the League. The German-Americans didn't like how the League is treating Germany so therefore they didn't want to be part of it.

The League of Nations had many problems in 1919. The main problem was that other countries didn't trust...