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  • 1. Pirate Locations and Infamous Pirates
  • 2. The last age of the classic pirates Happened because the end of a war between England and France Took place between 1700-1722 Produced pirates that we model our ideas of pirates off of Centered on the Triangular Trade
  • 3. aka “Blackbeard” Born in Bristol, England Started sailing career as a merchant sailor and privateer Active during 1713-1718 Based in the Bahamas and off of the Carolinas
  • 4. Fearsome pirate who had an intimidating physical presence.  Black beard with braids  Placed lit fuses in his beard  “looked like the devil” Armed to the teeth Sling of 6 guns Sword Knifes
  • 5. Converted slave ship Concordia into the Queen’s Anne Revenge Had a crew of 300 men between 3 ships Blockaded Charlestown harbor in order to get supplies for his men Killed in battle off of Carolina coast by Captain Maynard
  • 6. aka “Black Bart” Roberts Active from 1719-1722 English Began sailing career as sailor on a slave ship Main ship was the Royal Fortune
  • 7. Based off of the West Coast of Africa Known for capturing goods headed for Africa Captured slave ships and freed them Known for looking like a “gentlemen pirate” Very well dressed etc…
  • 8. Accomplishments  Captured over 470 vessels  He and his crew created articles which governed the ship  The most successful pirate of his age (1700’s) Killed in sea battle off of West African Coast Last notable pirate of the Golden Age
  • 9. Bonny was Irish; Read was English 1719-1720 Bonny married a pirate named Calico Jack Rackham Read disguised as a man joined Rackham’s crew. Believed they fought until the end of their ships capture, after many men had surrendured
  • 10. Forced England to expand their navy Altered trade throughout the English colonies, slowed down and hurt colonial economies Created wealth for some colonists