Abolitionist Harriet Tubman Replaces Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill

21
Apr

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Move over Andrew Jackson, the new $20 bill will feature freedom fighter and abolitionist Harriet Tubman …

NPR reports:

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is expected to announce that he has decided to put abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman on a new $20 bill, a Treasury official tells NPR’s Scott Horsley.

The decision caps a public campaign asking for the change and months of deliberation by the Treasury to either replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill or Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

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