Black Heart's Legacy

America’s pirate

Learn about North America’s only known pirate shipwreck. This wreck is giving up glimpses of the The Whydah which sank off New England in April 1717. The captain, “Black Sam” Bellamy, and 143 people died as she sank. See what the historians say about the Pirates of Whydah.

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About Book

Tweens and teens will thrill at the exploits of a computer-savvy boy traveling back in time and being held hostage on a pirate ship under attack, days before an earthquake destroys Port Royal in 1692...

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Stories About Pirates

Wikipedia on Pirates
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Take National Geographic Pirate Quiz
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Blackbeard’s Ship Confirmed
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Pictures: Blackbeard’s Ship Yields
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Video’s About Pirates

Pirate Origins (3:49)
For as long as sailors have crossed the open seas, Pirates have hunted for treasure.
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Queen Anne’s Revenge (2:57)
Researchers have found what they believe to be the famous ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Off the North Carolina coast.
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Pirate Firearms (2:02)
Researchers have found what they believe to be the famous ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Off the North Carolina coast.
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Pirate Women (4:44)
Mary Read and Anne Bonny were two of the mostfeared female pirates of their time.
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