Roosevelt attacked Hoover during the election about their response to the Great Depression. He said that the only way that the government coped with the unemployment was to deny it's existence. Roosevelt won.
The resolution of the banking crisis was the beginning of the government activity period that was known as the Hundred Days. Roosevelt pushed Congress to put in many key parts of his program, he called this program the New Deal.
The Social Security Act, was signed in August of 1935. This law created a system called Social Security. It included a system of unemployment insurance run jointly by the federal government and the states.This program provided payments to workers who had lost their jobs.