Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill
April 20, 2016
Hamilton to stay on $10; Tubman replacing Jackson
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is expected to announce the changes on Wednesday after receiving fierce blowback.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Wednesday will announce plans to both keep Alexander Hamilton on the front of the $10 bill and to knock Andrew Jackson off the front of the $20 in favor of Harriet Tubman, sources tell POLITICO.
Lew is expected to roll out a set of changes that also include putting leaders of the women’s suffrage movement on the back of the $10 bill, and incorporating civil rights era leaders and other important moments in American history into the $5 bill.