There is some debate among historians about where the Slavs originated. Many believe that they were early farmers who cultivated the fertile lands around the Black Sea. Others believe that they came from present day eastern Poland.
By 500 A.D., the Slavs had separated into three main groups. Each of these three groups shared a similar set of beliefs and a similar lifestyle.
A sailor without a destination cannot hope for a favorable wind.
The first battle of the US Civil War took place at Fort Sumter in South Carolina April 7, 1863.