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The Unsuccessful Control of Piracy. By: Cat Windham. How did different governments control piracy throughout history?. Unsuccessful. Pardoning pirates condemned for hanging Bribing Chinese pirates Violating agreements. Pardons. 60% pardoned Enslaved in New World. Bribing.

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The Unsuccessful Control of Piracy

By: Cat Windham


How did different governments control piracy throughout history?


Unsuccessful

Pardoning pirates condemned for hanging

Bribing Chinese pirates

Violating agreements


Pardons

60% pardoned

Enslaved in New World


Bribing

1,700 vs 70,000

Tanka vs land people


Stӧrtebecker

Made agreement

Fulfilled his end

Agreement was ignored


Final Remarks

Hangings: Only 40% Hung

Bribing: Unsuccessful

False Agreements: Debatable


Works Cited

  • Bradford, Alfred S. Flying the Black Flag: A Brief History of Piracy. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007. Print.

  • Meier, Dirk. "Chapter 10 "Friends of God and Foes of All the World": The Vitalienbrueder Privateers." Seafarers, Merchants and Pirates in the Middle Ages. Trans. Angus McGeoch. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell, 2006. 146-59. Print. Includes the legend of Klaus Stӧrtebecker and his death for the act of piracy.

  • Vallar, Cindy. "Punishing the Pirates." Pirates and Privateers: The History of Maritime Piracy. Cindy Vallar, 2003. Web. 7 Apr. 2014. <http://cindyvallar.com/punish.html>.


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