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A) these projects, being well established and well capitalized, did not need substantial long-term financing from banks

B) these projects entailed a level of risk that was too great for banks’ conservative lending practices

C) banks preferred to invest in other, more speculative projects that offered the potential for higher returns

D) bank managers believed that these projects would be unlikely to contribute significantly to economic growth in the new country

E) bank managers believed funding these projects would result in credit being extended to too many borrowers

421The passage suggests that Paul Gilje would be most likely to agree with which of the following claims about the lending practices of the “earliest banks” (the highlight part)?

A) These lending practices were unlikely to generate substantial profits for banks.

B) These lending practices only benefited a narrow sector of the economy.

C) The restrictive nature of these lending practices generated significant opposition outside of the South.