Presentations on the topic REVOLUTION AND DOMINATION:
The Málaga-Almería road massacre was a detrimental attack on the republican-dominated city of Málaga, Spain and its citizens on February 8, 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. The city was penetrated by pro-Franco and Spanish Nationalist troops as well as fascist and nationalist-minded Italian and German reinforcements. An estimated 5,000-15,000 civilians tried to evacuate the besieged city via the N-340 coastal highway connecting Málaga to the city of Almería.Approximately 3,000-5,000 citizens of Málaga were killed in this route by Franco´s side.
On July 18th, 1936, year when the Spanish Civil War began. this day, there was a coup of rights’ groups in Morocco. The notice generated a mobilisation in Malaga and War´s State in Spain. the failure of the coup produced the great Civil War. This war finished in Malaga on February 8th when the city was taken by the right´s side. Although Malaga was one of the main cities in the war.
Gibralfaro Castle was built by Yusuf I of Granada in Málaga city and it is located on the same hill as Alcazaba of Málaga. Gibralfaro Castle was built to protect it and to house the troops too. Yusuf I and the Catholic Kings are an example of the Castle is a defensive system used by both Muslims and Christians. French troops in 1812 left it, leaving it rather run, but still retains the Christ Door.
PLAZA DE LA CONSTITUCIÓN
The Plaza Mayor or four streets, as it was called by the Nazari, was renamed the Constitution in 1812. The Constitution Square has been the heart of the historic center of the city since the days of the Christians. So, this open space has been since the late fifteenth century to the present day political and public space of the city par excellence, since it can be said that all the major political events in the modern and contemporary Spain have taken place in this open space . It was the Chapter House or Town Hall until 1869 were also other buildings like the Casa del Corregidor, the jail, the Court and the Jesuit College.
It is a building in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain, originally a customs house for the Port of Málaga. The building was proposed by Manuel Martín Rodríguez in 1787 and approved by Charles III of Spain and work began in 1791. Work was still under way in 1810 when the building was sacked during the occupation of Málaga by French forces during the Peninsular War; after the war, damage was repaired and construction continued and the building was completed in 1829. Originally a customs house, it later served in the later 19th century as the Real Fábrica de Tabaco (Royal Tobacco Factory). The original roof was destroyed by a fire in the tobacco factory era. The building is currently (as of February, 2012) being rehabilitated for permanent museum use by the Museo de Málaga. The museum is projected to open in 2013.
At first, this building was built as a wholesale supplier. The construction finished in 1939 and it started to function in 1942. It went on until other market was construct because of the needs of the city in 1980. After this year, it was abandoned while they were thinking in new utilities for it. In this period it was used as a parking for the police. Finally, in 1998 a project was represented to build in the future and they decided that the most interesting is a museum. The museum was built and the work finished in 2003.