This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
HMS Renown - This is the location where most of the novel's action takes place.
Santo Domingo and the Samaná Fortress - This is a location in Haiti where most of the novel's action takes place.
Grog - A shot of rum mixed with a certain amount of water.
Heated Shot (or Red-hot Shot) - These are heated cannonballs.
Futtock-Shrouds and the Lubber's Hole - Seamen climb these to get to the top of the ship's sails.
Splinters - These are the lethal causes of several deaths and injuries upon wooden...
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