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  1. Pirates of Today and Yesterday: Two Different Species By Tahlisa Brougham

  2. Thesis Statement:Today’s maritime pirates differ from pirates hundreds of years ago in persona, their use of technology, and reasons for piracy.

  3. Blueprint 1- Pirate Persona During their time- associated with violence and cruelty. To us- adventurous rascals, mischievous yet good-natured. Why the change? Pirates of Old

  4. Image of Today’s Pirates • No passing of time • Depends on the person’s knowledge on the subject

  5. Possible Pirate Personas Romanticized like those in movies, etc. Dangerous, bold, has technology What Pirates Still Exist???

  6. Blueprint 2 – Use of Technology Advanced technology= more dangerous, sophisticated pirates

  7. Transportation- getting to victims is now easier than ever Then:

  8. Now: wind power and manpower aren’t necessities

  9. Weapons- newer and more powerful Then: Cutlass Flintlock

  10. Kukri AK74u Grenades Modern Weapons: 9mm Pistol

  11. Computer, Satellite, and Communications Technology • Didn’t have it before • Now very important to a pirate’s work

  12. Main Usage: Tracking Down Victims Other mischievous deeds: • False distress signals • Monitor shipping Knowledge is Power

  13. Blueprint 3- Reasons for Piracy

  14. Way Back Then… • Merchants were often forced to be pirates • Musicians and navigators

  15. Others became pirates willingly. Why? • Greed • Revenge Also • A yearning for freedom • Unemployment • Privateers

  16. Now, people aren’t forced into piracy. Besides greed, the main reason is terrorism. • Funding • Biggest goal- hurting world economy • attacking oil ships is practically normal • attacking major ports with suicide bombers