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 the Supreme Court in only three decisions: Ashwander v_
 Tennessee Valley Au%horit_, 297 U.S_ 288 (1936); __gf/D___seQ
 Elec%ric Power Com_p__/!Z v. ToV°A_ 306 UoSo llSq 59 So Ct. 366
 (1939); Un___t_d Public Wgrkers v_ll, 330 UoS. 75, 67 S. Ct_
 556 (1946) . In the ToVoA° cases of 1936 and 1939s the Supreme
 Court rejected allegations by opponents of T.VoA. that by
 engaging in production and sale of electrical powerf the federal
 government had prevented private individuals from using their
 property and earning a livelihoodo The Court found no violation
 of the Ninth Amendment as had been urged, stating the Ninth
 Amendment does not withdraw rights expressly granted to the
 central government°" 287 UoS. at 330.
 In United Public Workers v_ M_tchel!_ employees of the
 executive branch of the federal government: asserted that citizen
 have a fundamental right to engage in political activity and
 express their views. Not found to be violative of the Firsts
 Ninth and Tenth Amendment were provisions of the Hatch Act which
 forbid civil service employees from active participation in
 management of political campaigns. In rejecting the employee's
 arguments, the Supreme Court accepted their contentions that the
 nature of political rights reserved to the people by the Ninth
 and Tenth Amendments were involved:
 The right claimed as inviolated may be stated
 as the right of a citizen to act as a party
 official or worker to further his own

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