Flashcards in chp. 31 - the harpooner Deck (13):
what made Manjiro angry with Captain Davis?
the captain aims a musket at Manjiro; the captain had never intended to let Manjiro go home to Japan
why does Captain Davis accuse Manjiro of insubordination?
Manjiro addresses the captain in a sharp tone instead of with respect
what does Manjiro accuse Captain Davis of doing?
lying about allowing Manjiro to go home and cheating him out of full pay for his service by giving him the position of steward
who wrestles Captain Davis to the ground?
the crew members who were plotting to mutiny
what is spotted as the crew commits mutiny against the captain?
flukes and spout; whales
who commands the crew to set course for whales?
what does Mr. Aken tell the crew will need to happen for the owners to forgive their mutiny?
bring the ship into port in America full of whale oil
who does the crew vote to become captain of the ship?
why does the crew have "a sacred duty to catch whales"?
to provide whale products to their families and countrymen in America
what are some of the uses for whale products?
stays in corsets, buggy whips, stiffening agent in clothes, fishing rods, divining rods, back supporters, tongue scrapers, penholders, boot shanks, shoehorns, brushes, lubricating oil for machinery, and lamp oil
what is the name for a group of whales?
who is nominated to become harpooner?