By the time Roosevelt took office inhe understood that no quick solutions were to be had. Score: 2. He believed that the Depression could be solved merely by putting as many people to work for the government as possible. Hoover was a Republican, and had basically worked his way through life, while Roosevelt was not only a Democrat, he had basically been born with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth.
Throughout the next few years, Roosevelt's general policy was to make work for anyone and everyone who was idle; it didn't matter if the work was pointless, and didn't really need to be done.
Long delivered his most well-known speech to the American people via radio.
This Great Depression was caused by bank failures, individuals stopped purchasing items, the dust bowl, and the decrease in foreign trade.
The United States had to look up to the one person who could lead the country out of this national catastrophe, The President. Hoover had been born poor, and had worked his way up to a higher station in life partially with the help of an uncle who came into money.
Prior to the onset of the depression, in the roaring twenties, policies of laissez-faire were considered liberal, radical, revolutionary, and even democratic.
If you guessed the Great Depression, then you are correct.