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U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first mentioned the creation of an international organization to contribute to peace in his speech 14 points in 1918. One year later, the commission to establish League of Nations was created by the Allied Powers (United States, France, British Empire, Russian Empire) during the Paris Peace Conference, which took place on January 25, 1919, shortly after the end of World War I. The League of Nations ended in 1946. Its main objective was to promote international cooperation and to achieve international peace and cooperation. Even though the League could not accomplish its main goal of maintaining international peace and security, its experience and jurisprudence were important in fostering international cooperation and contributing to the creation of the United Nations (UN). For ...

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