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.
The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 did start in a barn belonging to Patrick and Katherine O''Leary. The O''Leary''s house was one of the few that survived the fire.