Pirates

Artifacts pulled from the wreck of Blackbeard's flagship Queen Anne's Revenge offer a glimpse into the bloody decades of the early 18th century, when pirates ruled the Carolina coast

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OUR FIRST FIGHT AGAINST INTERNATIONAL TERRORISTS

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With astonishing tenacity, the people of the rich river-mouth region of the Mississippi have remained what and where they are through two and a half centuries

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A Chapter From Our Past

In an era that condoned smuggling and lawbreaking the transition from privateer to pirate was easy