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"We happily serve the people of the Valley today to generate a better tomorrow."

The Tennesse Valley Authority program works on helping and improving energy, environmental stewardship, and economic development.

Tennesse Valley               Authority (TVA)

Nina Wilps

The program started on May 18, 1933, signed by President Roosevelt. The Tennessee Valley Authority is still in use today. 

The program was known as a reform. 

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            During the Great Depression, President Roosevelt created the "New Deal" to try and help the people get out of the Great Depression. With that, he signed the Tennessee Valley Authority which helped the people in the Tennessee Valley. It was to improve the life of those in the region. In the 1960s they started to build nuclear plants. The point of this was to expand our capacity and spur innovation. Throw out the years TVA keep energy for homes affordable and reliable. 

       Today TVA is still in use today. They are focusing on finding new ways to make electricity cleaner. Things like windmills and solar panels give cleaner electricity and are better for the environment. They still work on giving the Tennessee Valley the electricity and clean energy. 

What is this program about?

  • President Roosevelt had a half brother. 
  • Roosevelt enjoins collecting stamps and it was nearly a lifelong passion. 
  • The Republican really didn't want Roosevelt as President. 
  • Roosevelt was blind in one eye from a boxing injury in the White House. 
  • He was distantly related to both his wife and 11 other presidents. 
  • He ran longer than any other president. 12 years. 
  • Historians divide his New Deal into two parts. 
  • Roosevelt won all of his presidential elections in landslides. 
  • He dropped out of law school.
  • He was an only child.  

Unemployment rate - went down


Government spending - went down


GDP - went up


Confidence building - went up


Role of government -  went up


10 facts about Roosevelt