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The President of Malta, Guido De Marco. Public Domain. By U.S. Navy Photographers Mate 2nd Class Todd Reeves

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. Photo: The President of Malta, Guido De Marco, addresses the crew aboard USS La Salle (AFS 3) during a reception ceremony on the ship’s… Read more

Siege of Malta. Matteo Perez d'Aleccio [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

This post is intended for use with the Maltese Democracy walking tour and smart learning activities. Some images and video to reflect on in relation to the Great Siege, and it’s historical impact on modern Maltese democracy. Images (WikiMedia Commons)… Read more

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