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Why was the construction of the nine dams of the Tennessee Valley Authority the subject of fierce debate during the 1930s?

A

Environmentalists resented the impact such construction would have on the wildlife of the region.

B

State governments, namely Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama, resented the Federal government's intervention in their states' infrastructure programs.

C

Northern politicians questioned the necessity of the project during the Great Depression.

D

Private utility companies resented the cheap electrical power offered through this government project.

E

African-American groups in the region resented the prejudice they faced in the construction hiring process.

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