Great Depression in U.S. Worst Year 1932 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Elected. “New Deal” - Combination of laws & programs to help ease the Depression. F.D.I.C (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) Insures the money people put in banks. Government ensures the money people put in banks. Public works projects (infrastructure), such as roads national parks, highways, buildings. Social Security Act 1935 Welfare & unemployment programs.