14 Fun Facts About Pirates: Educational Version Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables.
Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was captured by pirates and held for ransom. This happened before he became Emperor of Rome.
However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas seeking and stealing treasure during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Can you answer these questions about pirates?
What would happen to a pirate that got scurvy?
What did pirates steal besides money and jewels?
What is the Pirate Code?
What happened to the pirate hideout on Tortuga?
Who is the most ruthless of pirates?
Find out the answers to these questions and more and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ages 8 and up.
All measurements in American and metric.
The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
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