jan 5, 1922 - Washington Naval Conference
In 1922, nine of the World's greatest naval powers came to Washington to discuss rising tensions in East Asia.
Three major treaties came out of this meeting, the Five- Power Treaty, the Four- Power Treaty and the Nine- Power Treaty.
The Five- Power Treaty was signed by the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, France and Italy, agreeing to maintain a set ratio of warship tonnage.
The Four- Power Treaty, signed by the US, the UK, Japan and France, stated that these countries would consult each other before making decisions that would affect the world.
The Nine- Power Treaty just stated China's land integroty.
This was successful at the begginign, until Japan made their navy and invade China.
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Failure of Collective Security