Why was the Tennessee Valley Authority established?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    When was TVA founded?

    TVA was set up by the U.S. Congress in 1933, primarily to reduce the risk of flood damage, improve navigation on the Tennessee River, provide electric power, and promote “agricultural and industrial development” in the region.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    To regulate the course of the meandering river Tennessee and to regulate it for hydro electric power generation.

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  • 1 decade ago

    to get electric power to rural areas and provide work during the Great Depression.

  • 1 decade ago

    Please visit this site,

    http://www.answers.com/Tennessee%20Valley%20Author...

    scroll down to

    Company History: Tennessee Valley Authority

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