It is official! Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 dollar bill. Did you see that!? Harriet Tubman, an African-American woman who aided countless enslaved people obtain freedom, is replacing Andrew Jackson, a past President who was a slave holder and also the signer of the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
According to the New York Times, The Treasury Department will announce on Wednesday afternoon that Harriet Tubman will replace the slaveholding Andrew Jackson on the center of a new $20 note, according to a Treasury official, while newly popular Alexander Hamilton will remain on the face of the $10 bill.
Man on man people are about to be mad. Some people are questioning if it is an honor for Tubman to be on the bill or slap in the face. What are your thoughts?