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The Flag of the Republic of Malta

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. Some images and video that are relevant to the Republic of Malta plaque. Sources are clearly indicated. Images held by the National Archives of… Read more

Circa 1960-1964. A view of shops with anti-British and pro-Independence signs, possibly on Kings Street, Valetta, Malta. By National Maritime Museum from Greenwich, United Kingdom [No restrictions], via Wikimedia Commons

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. Some images that are relevant to Malta’s independence. Sources are clearly indicated. Images held by the National Archives of Malta These images are available… Read more

World War One: wagons for disembarkation in Malta Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Photograph, 1914/1918. World War One: naval, military and medical scenes. Pub: 1914/1918 [CC BY 4.0]

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. The Context – The difficult times after WW1 After WW1, the Maltese colonial government failed to provide an adequate supply of basic food, imports… Read more

Sette Giugno Monument (2018), penworks, CC BY SA

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. The Uprising The first spark of unrest centred on the Maltese flag defaced with the Union Jack flying above the shop “A la Ville… Read more

Pallazzo Ferreria,19c, with kind permission, Malta and Int. Football Collection, Facebook.

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. After WW1 the Maltese colonial government failed to provide an adequate supply of basic food provisions for the islands. With the dramatic increase in… Read more

Palazzo Ferreria, Continentaleurope, CC BY-SA 4.0

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. Palazzo Ferreria is the second biggest private family palace in the city after the President’s Palace and was built on the site of the… Read more

Parliament House Malta. Continentaleurope. CC BY-SA 4.0

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. Go to the other side of Republic street to view the parliament. The parliament building is made up of two massive blocks in stone… Read more

Valletta Railway station. Copyright TBC

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. The site presently occupied by the Parliament House was originally built up with houses, and later the Valletta Station of the Malta Railway. [Photo… Read more

The Tapestry Hall. Yoruno at Italian Wikipedia [CC BY-SA 3.0]

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. The timeline of the Maltese Parliament Maltese constitutional development has had a rather turbulent history: Under the Order of St John, from 1530 to… Read more

Edith Newbold Jones Wharton, circa 1889 and circa 1890. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, E. F. Cooper, Newport, Rhode Island

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. Edith Wharton In 1888 the 26-year-old American novelist Edith Wharton visited Malta as part of a Mediterranean cruise. Her expectations were somewhat dashed, as… Read more