Sovereignty have core meaning is supremacy of the state territories alongside others or
without interference with other states, which is, supreme authority within a tetTitory, though
the meanings given have varied across history. It is a modem notion of political authority.
Historical variants can be understood along three dimensions, the holder of sovereignty, the
absoluteness of sovereignty, and the intemal and external dimensions of sovereignty. The
state is the political institution in which sovereignty is embodied. An assemblage of states
fonns a sovereign states system. In tenns of treaty law, the 1933 Montevideo convention on
the rights and duties of states 1 provides that "no state has the right to intervene in the internal
and external affairs of another. Foristance Uganda cannot intervene with the affairs of
The history of sovereignty can be understood through two broad movements, manifested in
both practical institutions and political thought. The first is the development of a system of
sovereign states, culminating at the Peace of Westphalia in 1648. This allowed a ruler to
determine the religion within his borders and represents both the internal and external aspects
of sovereignty. Internal sovereignty means supreme authority within one's territory, while
external sovereignty relates to the recognition on the part of all states that each possesses this
power in equal measure. Contemporaneously, sovereignty became prominent in political
thought through the writings of Machiavelli, Luther, Bodin, and Hobbes
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