Today In History- July 24

Today In History- July 24

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The Kellogg-Briand Pact, renouncing war as an instrument of foreign policy, goes into effect.

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Kellogg-Briand Pact internationally recognized in peace keeping efforts.

  • Washington D.C., USA

On July 24. 1929, the Kellogg Briand Pact was signed, effectively renouncing war as a means to preserve national policy.  The act was available for all nations, and was especially important considering the end of World War One had occurred just years previously.  It was an original renunciation of war between France and the United States, though dozens of other nations were invited to participate, with hopes of avoiding another global conflict.

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