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Unformatted text preview: B. sailors were fed rotten foods and suffered from scurvy C. lucky to to escape their service without a debilitating injury. D. most life threatening things in the sailor's life were the sea and the ship's captain E. English captains abused power / "press-ganged" boys and young men into service to replace lost crew. F. way of life often caused crews to mutiny and offer themselves and their ship as a pirate vessel. Tyler Evans 3 VII. Famous Pirates A. Blackbeard 1. Edward Teach(1680-1718) 2. Queen Anne's Revenge(ship) 3. 14 wives 4. prone to burying treasure(not historically supported) B. Sir Henry Morgan 1. (1635-1688) 2. Leader of Buccaneers in the Caribbean 3. Base in Port Royal, Jamaica 4. began producing Captain Morgan rum in 1680 5. offended by being called a pirate as he considered himself a privateer...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course SPH 103 taught by Professor Riggs during the Spring '07 term at Jefferson Davis Community College.
- Spring '07