Published On: Wed, Apr 20th, 2016

Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on the Face of the $20 Bill

harriet-tubman_Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on the Face of the $20 Bill

 

Harriet Tubman will become the new face of the $20 bill, replacing former President Andrew Jackson, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is set to announce today.

Alexander Hamilton will remain on the $10 bill, according to a Treasury Department spokesman.

The Obama administration had earlier announced plans to put a woman on the $10 bill but the renewed interest in Hamilton, the nation’s first treasury secretary, pushed the government to abandon that idea and instead target the $20 bill for a redesign.

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