Piracy of the Caribbean

Events On Piracy of the Caribbean

Christopher Columbus Makes Last Sail to the Caribbean

1502

Battle of Tenochtitlan

1521

French Men Seize Gold From The Conquest of Mexico

1523

French Wars of Religion

1562 - 1598

Series of Posts Established Along the Gulf and Atlantic Coast

1565

Thirty Year War

1618 - 1648

Spain Signs Treaty Sending Colonists To the Caribbean

1630

Jamaica Becomes A Base For Pirates

1665

Nine Year War

1688 - 1697

King of Jamaica Appoints Governor To Expel Pirates From The Nation

1690

Legislation Passed Turning Governors Into Criminals For Assisting Pirates

1700

War of the Spanish Succession

1701 - 1714

Ten Fleet of Treasure Ships Sailing To Spain Sank

1715

Britain Sent Naval Forces to Capture Blackbeard

1718

Britain Passed the Piracy Act

1721