The Kellogg-Briand Pact

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1. What hopes were enshrined in the Kellogg-Briand pact? What did it represent regarding long-term American foreign policy goals, and to what extent was it a response to the events of the First World War? The Kellogg-Briand pact was special because while in its effort to prevent the use of war as a continued method to solve geopolitical disputes, it did not form specific sanctions or punishments to stop nations from abiding by the pact. This shows that enshrined in the pact was the hope that countries would respect the pact out of the goodness of their leaders and hope that countries’ desire to preserve their image on the world stage would encourage them to avoid war, act peacefully, and not act aggressively inappropriate, like the central

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