If you are looking for a simple diagram of the economic cycle for your students to keep as a reference, look no further! This handy printable illustrates the four main stages of the economic cycle (boom, recession, depression, and recovery) with a basic overview of the characteristics and/or steps in each stage. With eye-catching color and imagery, it will keep the attention of your students. Your download will include the diagram in PDF form for handouts, and a JPEG form if you are interested in inserting it in a PowerPoint or other format. Great reference for your unit on the economy, the Great Depression, or any other period in American history.