10.) TVA provided affordable electricity for all people such as farmers, and not just cities.

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Employed many southern people to build dams along the river ways to provide cheap electricity

Dangerous Waters: A Photo Essay on the Tennessee Valley Authority

Dangerous Waters: A Photo Essay on the Tennessee Valley Authority

Watauga Academy, a school in old Butler (old Butler is at the bottom of a lake courtesy of the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) building the Watauga Dam) | PHOTO: Butler Museum | Tennessee History for Kids

Watauga Academy, a school in old Butler (old Butler is at the bottom of a lake courtesy of the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) building the Watauga Dam)

May 18, 1933: Congress establishes the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The New…

May 1933 New Deal: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.

In July 1933 the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority named Cove Creek Dam “Norris Dam” in honor of Senator George Norris from Nebraska.

In July 1933 the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority named Cove Creek Dam “Norris Dam” in honor of Senator George Norris from Nebraska. Even before the construction of the dam began,.

Norris Dam, Tennessee. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Lake created by Norris Dam provides swimming facilities for people of Knoxville

Lake created by Norris Dam provides swimming facilities for people of Knoxville

Photo of Tennessee Valley Authority under construction.

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