Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society.
2. The League of Nations was a toothless tiger since its inception and hence was bound to be an utter failure. Comment. (150 words)
Difficulty level: Easy
Reference: History of modern world by Jain & Mathur.
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable.
Key Demand of the question:
To write about composition and powers of the League of nations and to write about its successes and failures.
Comment– here we must express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Write briefly about the background of the formation of the League – the first world war.
In the first part, write what the League’s aims were. Proceed to write what its successes were. In the final part, write what its failures were.
Conclude by highlighting the league’s legacy, viz. it being the first attempt at creating an international body that was meant to pursue peace, and that it was the precursor to the UN.