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Unit Overview: Why did the League of Nations fail?

National Curriculum

For next step we recommend the unit: Why did fascists gain support?.

Lessons:

4 lessons

Failures in the 1930s

In this lesson, we will examine the global situation which made the work of the League of Nations much more difficult in the 1930s, and go on to explore two examples of the failure of the League of Nations (Manchuria and Abyssinia) which paved the way to the Second World War.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 24m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Appeasement

In this lesson, we will explore how the failures of the League paved the way for further difficulties in the 1930s. We will look at the actions taken by Hitler and the lack of action from Britain and France, which meant that war became inevitable.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 18m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript