Does the Face of our Money Matter? Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill

Does the Face of our Money Matter?  Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill
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He was the 7th president of the United States.  He forced Cherokee Native Americans to exit their homeland in the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Georgia and go WEST on the Trail of Tears where many native families died.


She was Known for leading enslaved people in the South to freedom in the North.  She was a slave woman in Maryland who became free and returned to help free others.  Tubman escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends.

The Biden Administration is renewing the effort of the Obama Administration to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill with the face of Harriet Tubman. AP LINK

What do you think?

I think that putting tubman is a great idea, to implement a little more history in the banknotes and even more by a person who did enough for the slaves and put them in safety, and it would also be a good idea to have a woman in one of american banknotes. A. S.

The $20 bill is not the most urgent issue of the day.  M.B.

I think its a good idea to do that but again I think that some people would feel that it is unfair, like native americans, in a way it would seem like their struggles and hardships are not being noticed. HM

Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill actually is a good idea because not only does it support black history but it promotes black awareness to society and makes the fight for freedom by Harriet known. It therefore would have people asking why or who she was if she does appear on the bill. Zelda.

I did hear about this being implemented last year and never understood why it was taking forever but learned wasn’t implemented because of a new cabinet-LA  

I feel like this would be very exciting to have Harriet Tubman on the 20 dollar bill! SW

I think since we use currency all the time, we should have people depicted who have contributed positively to our country. Not only did Harriet Tubman, free many slaves, she volunteered as a nurse (no pay) to help wounded soldiers and she was a spy for the North.  In her later years, she cared for elderly people and disabled people.  She is certainly worth the recognition and example for all of us as Americans. PC

I think that it is good that joe Biden decided to restart the effort to put Tubman on $20 bill because money reflects the history and diversity of our country and the new $20 note would certainly reflect that. ST

This will remind us about our past  history. Seeing the picture will make our future generations more interested to learn, value and preserve our history. It also show equality, no matter  your colour or culture. MC

I think this is an interesting wway to seek social justice.  Everyone uses cash monsey and we can become more aware of all of our history. MH

It would be important for the history in the United States because she was a woman who helps to the other people for freedom and that could change the thinking the other people that have about the women and that gonna be a big difference. Maikol

It would be a good idea to place a woman of color on the 20 bill because it would show that neither men are worth more than women and neither are women worth more we are all equal we all have the same social value    Abby

She deserved more than her face on a bill, she deserved to live in peace, this is the least we can and should do for all those people who suffered for so long. I think it’s great that they put it on a bill. Adolfo