Aims of the League
- Firstly, it aimed to stop war. It aimed to discourage aggression and deal with disputes by negotiation. The League planned to provide collective security by a community of power. In Article 10 of the Covenant of the League, members promised to defend the territory and independence of League members and to take action ‘in case of danger’.
- The second aim of the League was to improve the life and jobs of people around the world – both by direct action to improve health and welfare, and also by encouraging trade and business
- A third aim of the League was disarmament
- Finally, the fourth aim of the League was to uphold and enforce the Treaty of Versailles