Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Harriet Tubman To Replace Andrew Jackson On $20 Bill

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is expected to announce the that Andrew Jackson will be removed from the $20 bill and replaced by Harriet Tubman.  The replacement of Jackson by a woman was expected, but until now, the particular female historical figure was unknown.  Meanwhile, Alexander Hamilton will remain on the $10 bill.

Read more at Politico, the New York Post, The New York Times, CNN Money and Vox.

The removal of Jackson from our currency has already been welcomed by the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, who during Jackson's presidency endured the Trail of Tears.

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