With this unit study you will be able to teach your 6th-10th grade classroom about America's Great Depression (1929-1941). The Great Depression in the United States was a time of extreme financial crisis. It began in 1929 and lasted until 1941, affecting both the rich and the poor. Teach your students about what led up to the Great Depression, the Great Crash, life in the Great Depression, famous people, the New Deal, and recovery. Make your lesson planning easy with the America's Great Depression (1929-1941) Curriculum from In the Hands of a Child. This pack includes a 10-day Planning Guide, Related Reading and Bibliography, 21 Hands-on Activities PLUS 5 Extension Activities, a 16-page Research Guide, Timeline, and an Answer Key.