The League of Nations—Ten Years

Archive Report

Constitutional Evolution of the League

Statistical Indicies of Development

On january 10,1930, the first ten years of the League of Nations will have passed into history.1 As to the place of the League in the process of political evolution and the lines of its future development, opinions differ widely. But its significance as a new system of international relationships and its utility as a necessary organization for the transaction of much of the world's international business are generally acknowledged. After ten years the broader trends of its development to date and certain of its solid achievements may clearly be traced.

The story of the League cannot be told in statistics. Nevertheless, some of the figures relating to its development are of interest. In 1920 the League had ...

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