acknowledged the sovereignty

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  • "I do not think the North will acknowledge the sovereignty of the States at this late day." Cited from The Man in Gray, by Thomas Dixon
  • Otherwise, they would have been obliged at any rate to acknowledge the sovereignty of the Great Lord of Constantinople. Cited from Mohammedanism, by C. Snouck Hurgronje
  • The French form declared that Abd-el-Kader acknowledged the sovereignty of France. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17, by Charles Francis Horne
  • By means of this fort he was able to command the entrance to the river and compelled every Dutch ship to strike her colors and acknowledge the sovereignty of Sweden. Cited from The Quaker Colonies, Sydney G. Fisher
  • Though the different Nayaka regions were autonomous, they all acknowledged the sovereignty of the Vijayanagara and its emperor Krishnadevaraya.
  • This rich and large province was peopled by a crowd of half-savage tribes, who had lately acknowledged the sovereignty of the Russian Tzars. Cited from The Daughter of the Commandant, by Alexksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
  • Landing on its shores, and proclaiming destruction to the Indians unless they acknowledged the sovereignty of the Pope and the Emperor, he advanced into the forests with three hundred men. Cited from Great Epochs in American History, Vol. I, Ed. by Francis W. Halsey
  • The kings cooperated with the representatives sent from this new government and the kingdoms officially dissolved in 1948 when the global community finally acknowledged the sovereignty of Indonesia.
  • It remained an alliance of several large city-states which acknowledged the sovereignty of the ruler of Kumasi and Asanteman, known as the Asantehene.
  • Two of the four non-attendees, included James Babcock, reversed themselves the next day, and they too acknowledged the sovereignty of the King and the Rhode Island government.
  • "Little did I think that the great son of Llewellyn, whom our bards had set above Roderic Mawr, would ever have acknowledged the sovereignty of the Saxon over the hills of Cymry." Cited from Harold, by E. B. Lytton, Book 6
  • The purpose of the French commander was to advance directly upon The Hague, and to force the States to acknowledge the sovereignty of the King of France; a measure which would, he conceived, involve the immediate submission of the whole of the provinces. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, V12,Ed. Johnson
  • In the Peace of Venice, Frederick acknowledged the sovereignty of the Papal States, and Pope Alexander acknowledged Frederick's over lordship of the Church.
  • Although they nominally acknowledged the sovereignty of the Adilshah, the powerful baron Kanhoji Jedhe, as directed by Shahaji, helped Shivaji to counter these moves and garner their support.
  • She now gave up Canada and Cape Breton, acknowledged the sovereignty of Great Britain in the original thirteen Colonies as extending to the Mississippi, and, by a separate treaty, surrendered Louisiana on the west side of the Mississippi, with New Orleans on the east side, to Spain. Cited from Twenty Years of Congress, Vol. 1 (of 2), by James Gillespie Blaine
  • The only thing worthy of remark in this letter would be the concluding sentence, in which the First Consul still affected to acknowledge the sovereignty of the people, were it not that the words "Citizens Consuls" were evidently foisted in with a particular design. Cited from Memoirs of Napoleon, V5, by Bourrienne
  • Without striving after expansion outside Arabia, they firmly refuse to give up their own Khalifate and to acknowledge the sovereignty of any non-Alid ruler; the efforts of the Turks to subdue them or to make a compromise with them have had no lasting results. Cited from Mohammedanism, by C. Snouck Hurgronje
  • In the proud review of the nations who acknowledged the sovereignty of Attila, and who never entertained, during his lifetime, the thought of a revolt, the Gepidae and the Ostrogoths were distinguished by their numbers, their bravery, and the personal merit of their chiefs. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4, by Various
  • The bishop acknowledged the sovereignty of the Polish King over Warmia, obliged the chapter to elect only candidates "liked by the Polish King" and the Warmians had to pledge allegiance to him.
  • In the proud review of the nations who acknowledged the sovereignty of Attila, and who never entertained, during his lifetime, the thought of a revolt, the Gepidae and the Ostrogoths were distinguished by their numbers, their bravery, and the personal merits of their chiefs. Cited from Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Gibbon V3