Pirate Treasure

September 2011
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;9/5/2011, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p2
The article offers information on Blackbeard, a pirate who terrorized ships in the Atlantic Ocean during the 18th century. The wreckage of his ship Queen Anne's Revenge was first discovered in 1996 where archeologists have since recovered thousands of artifacts. His real name could have been Edward Teach and he was born in England around 1680. He was killed by the British Navy in November 1718.


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