Why are pirates good at teaching kids about money? Because they arrrrr! Read on to find out more, me hearties!
We think of these wild, criminal sailors who stole from other ships as complete outlaws, but it turns out quite a few of these pirates actually drew up contracts (or ‘articles’ as they were known) and followed rules throughout their voyages. Before they set out, they often negotiated the terms of these agreements, and stuck by them. Once out at sea, some pirate crews also voted on the best places to search for treasure, and how to divide up their spoils.