Lesson Plans World History II SOL 11a League of Nations
The student will demonstrate knowledge of political, economic, social, and cultural developments during the Interwar Period
Describing the League of Nations and the mandate system.
League of Nations
-International Cooperative Organization
-Established to prevent future wars
-United States not a member
-Failure of League because it did not have power to enforce its decisions
The mandate system
• During World War I, Great Britain and France agreed to divide large portions of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East between themselves.
• After the war, the “mandate system” gave Great Britain and France control over the lands that became Iraq, Transjordan, and Palestine (British controlled) and Syria and Lebanon (French controlled).
• The division of the Ottoman Empire through the mandate system planted the seeds for future conflicts in the Middle East.
Activities to support lesson
League of Nations :Documents for students to analyze
League of Nations Document Analysis :Instructions for analysis
League_of_Nations_Cartoon_Analysis_Worksheet :Worksheet to analyze political cartoons
League of Nations Cartoon Analysis :Political Cartoon Analysis
League of Nations Analysis:Worksheet on League of Nations
InterWar Period Curriculum Unit : Interwar Period Curriculum Unit