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Name stoney josiya Student number 19j4164 Tutor nonhlanhla 1, According to mingst what is a Westphalian state system This was a system whereby any state could deal with its internal affairs. Sovereignty was the core concept in contemporary international relations (Mingst,2008:23). It was the absolute and continuous power any certain state had in its geographical boundaries. This power was vested in the commonwealth, the state not an individual. This system elevated the state to have the capability of making its laws and execute them Mingst (2008:23) 2, How did the Westphalian state system become the international system? The signing of the treaty of Westphalia on October 24, 1648, paved a way for the Westphalian state system to be recognized as the international ended the thirty years war which had devastated Europe (Mingst, 2008:23). this treaty embraced the notion of sovereignty even the smallest states attained it. It also legitimized territoriality that a state can enjoy exclusive rights within its territory. The death of the pope also ended the religious conflicts and hostility which
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  • Summer '15
  • Sovereignty, Thirty Years' War, Peace of Westphalia, Sovereign state, Westphalian State System

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