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Jean Laffite: Texas Pirate
November 10, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Although he had a long and illustrious career as a pirate before coming to Texas, Jean Laffite holds a fascinating place in Texas history.  His is a tale that involves raiding, slave trading, espionage, and even rumors of a war with Native Americans in the Galveston area. Pirate Jean Laffite Before coming to Texas, Jean […]

How To Rule the Sea: A Guide for Privateers 1500 – 1800s [Real Pirates]
October 8, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Imagine for a moment you are the king or queen of a country and war is on the horizon.  Both you and your enemies are dependent on the sea for trade, which keeps the economy going and taxes coming in.  If you want to win the war, you have to attack your opponent’s trading ships […]



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