The American Civil War or the War Between the States, fought from 1861 to 1865 had its origins in the issue of slavery. The North and South fought bitterly over the extension of slavery into newly added western territories. Learn all about this time in history as you create a 4-folder Lapbook. Complete study Guide included! No additional resources needed. Designed for 3rd - 6th grade, but could easily be adapted for older students as well. This eBook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create! Print as many as you need for your own household.