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New U.S. Dollar Bills

On April 20, 2016, Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, announced the redesign of the $5, $10, and $20 notes. The new U.S. dollar bills will include the faces of historical figures who challenged the state of affairs during their time to include the rights of others. In particular, women, who helped shaped history, will be honored by gracing on all three notes.

The New $20

New U.S. Dollar BillsThe new twenty dollar bill will feature Harriet Tubman on the front and reduced images of The White House and President Andrew Jackson on the back. This is a historical moment as the $20 bill is the only bill that will get a new front image. For Harriet Tubman, a woman and former slave, to replace President Jackson, a former slave owner, is unprecedented.
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