Herbert Hoover relied on volunteer organizations during the great depression including several soup kitchens that would feed people who couldn't afford to eat. He also built things like the Hoover Dam. This was the best because it created millions of jobs.
FDR: Problems in Industry and Labor
This provided financial support to banks, railroads, and other organizations. This somewhat solved issues but it wasn't enough to bring us out of the depression. This was the best because banks and railroads were our main things we relied on in the 1930's.
FDR: Farmers Struggle to Get By
The Bonus Army was trying to do just that. They wanted money for the duty they did in WWI. They were marchers who wanted the money they earned to try and build an american dream. They had no money which means they have no dream.
FDR: Failing Banks
The Fair Labor Standards Act established a minimum wage, overtime pay, and record keeping. This was the best program because you were guaranteed a certain amount of money.
The Agricultural Adjustment Act was a federal law that paid farmers to not plant on their land to kill off livestock. This is a great program because it seems counter productive to kill your own crops and lose the crops you just planted.
The Emergency Banking Act was an attempt to stabilize the banks throughout America. What happened was banks were examined and told if they were financially secure and able to reopen. This was the best program because it reopened over 5,000 banks