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Unformatted text preview: but stopped flooding and lowered the risks for further catastrophic floods like the Mississippi Flood. Basically the T.V.A revitalized the region by renovating water transportation, eliminating flooding, and providing power to farmers who had never had it before. Outside the region the T.V.A set the bar for cheap effective power. Despite the Tennessee Valley Authority the Tennessee Valley remained largely impoverished throughout the Great Depression. (info from Brinkley 697-698)...
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- Spring '08