Around 1200 B.C., an Israelite leader by the name of Moses led his people out of Egypt and back towards the land of Canaan. Moses, however, died before the Israelites reached Canaan. His successor, a man by the name of Joshua, continued the trek and eventually the now much larger nation of Israel returned to Canaan.
A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
On December 20, 1860, South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union.