A beginning . . .
>>> I became interested in my ancestry just a little while ago when my aunt passed away. . . . I thought it would be interesting to trace my family history. <<<BASIC RESEARCH HELP
For basic research help, be sure to visit Bill Tarkulich's excellent site at http://www.iabsi.com/gen/public/
FamilySearch Wiki has a Slovakia Portal page where you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Slovak records of genealogical value. https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:Slovakia
When searching for genealogical information, knowing the birth village is paramount because records are organized by village not nationally, so it is not possible to search on a national basis. It is also necessary to know the religion.