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The Origins of the League of Nations

The common belief in our history is that President Woodrow Wilson championed the concept of the League of Nations and it failed at the hands of his Republican adversaries who leaned toward isolationism.  Historian Paul Johnson in his history of…

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As Effective as the League of Nations

Jeff Jacoby writes A Palestinian state? Don’t count on it for the Boston Globe, 9/21/11. Excerpts: …the Arabs of Palestine have consistently said no when presented with the chance to build a state of their own. They said no in…

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Peace- Hope vs Results

Woodrow Wilson was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to create the League of Nations.  The United States did not join the League of Nations .  This precursor to the United Nations was powerless to stop the Italian…

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