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  • jasperlilyJun 19, 2015 at 9:39 am

    Andrew Jackson has never deserved to be on any form of currency because of his hatred of the National Bank and his choice to put Native Americans through the Trail of Tears. The only issue of deciding which woman to put of the $20 bill is that there will be debate over who is more important/influential than who. If we pick a white woman, people may be upset or say that it’s racist. I think we should have a national vote to decide the next face of the $20 bill.

  • saragalindo1Jun 11, 2015 at 8:20 am

    It doesn’t make sense to me why Andrew Jackson is on the $20 bill but since he has been for a very long time it wouldn’t really make a difference other than the meaning behind it. I think it would be very interesting to replace him with a woman. It would be a big change and I don’t see why anyone should feel bothered by it if it was replaced by someone who did great things.

  • Andrew PowersApr 30, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    Von Steuben will never be on the twenty. One reason for this is also a reason that might make some people consider him: he was accused in Europe of being, and is now widely agreed to be gay. I think he alone was at least as beneficial to the Patriots during the revolution as the french joining the war on our side. We lost almost every early major battle not from lack of will but lack of discipline and training. At Valley forge Streuben came in and reorganized the entire camp. He trained the troops in modern tactics, bayonet use, quicker reloading, volley tactics, and signals. He wrote ‘Regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the United States’ Saint Elizabeth Seton I choose because hers is a very “real story” and Her setting up a school for girls in that time period, went well with the theme of woman’s rights. I also think the 20 wont change and shouldn’t change because it will become this huge political issue. If Jackson is just tooooo unacceptable to everybody then just throw JFK up on the 20 and not waste a bunch of time and effort.

  • Andrew PowersApr 29, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    Andrew Jackson wasn’t a huge racist or more corrupt then today’s elected officials. But yeah he wasn’t really a great president he didn’t do anything big. So I’m fine with replacing him. Man or Women, i don’t care as long as they deserve it. I would suggest St. Elizabeth Ann Seton for a female candidate and Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben as a male candidate.

    • oceanmtnskyApr 29, 2015 at 12:58 pm

      Elizabeth Seton is an interesting choice as one of Maryland’s early educators but tell me more about Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. Why would you choose these two candidates? I think education is central to the development of citizens in any country and I have seen other foreign currency that shows educators and/or the school setting on their paper money.

  • nathalie031Apr 28, 2015 at 2:29 pm

    I believe that Andrew Jackson shouldn’t be on the $20 dollar bill, especially because he didn’t believe in the National Bank and is a symbol of racism. But, I don’t know if a women should be on it. In a way that’s like taking a reward back from someone and that is messed up even if he’s dead that is still not cool. Also I agree that there will always be bills of him around and that they will become more important since there rare.

  • insertnameApr 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    Putting Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill is hypocritical but there is no way to completely erase the presence of him on the bill. There will always be Andrew Jackson bills in circulation and eventually they will become rare and hold a greater importance than they do now, defeating the point of putting a women on the bill. There is no need to change the person on the $20 bill to a women in my opinion.

  • wanakitaApr 27, 2015 at 8:31 am

    I believe Andrew Jackson was not a good president, he was Hypocritical all the time because he talked against slavery but he did not mean it. No one new his heart, which was full of negative power. I believe he does not deserve to be in the $20 bill. He promoted the common man and democracy but it was corrupt and racist. He thought nothing of going against the supreme court’s order and forcing the Cherokee nation to uproot and move to Oklahoma at gunpoint under the Indian Removal Act.

  • InfumousApr 27, 2015 at 8:15 am

    I believe it would be a good idea to put a woman on the 20 dollar bill despite the fact there are women out there who needs more credit for the great things they have done for our country through out history. I would like to see ‘Harriet Tubman’ on the 20 dollar bill instead of ‘Rosa Parks’ and ‘Eleanor Roosevelt.’ Rosa parks was known for standing up for something and she deserves credit for her trials and tribulations but I do not believe she earned the role to be the first woman on a dollar bill because she was only the first to get noticed. There are other women who might deserve it before her for their leadership. Rosa Parks just happened to be in the right place at the right time.

  • VMUApr 24, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    I think that won’t make any different in history and most people won’t mind if they try to put a woman on the 20 dollar bill, i guess some women think that just for being on the 20 dollar bill they will be better? it is just a piece of paper why fight for that?

  • xoLadyParisApr 23, 2015 at 12:56 pm

    I beleive this is a great idea. It wont really change all men oppion on women but it shows that men didnt build this country by themselves. Women had a huge part in the way the US/world is today. Having a women on the $20 doller bill will show other countries the power women have. Plus Andrew Jackson didnt beleive in the National Bank anyway.

  • CristtApr 23, 2015 at 9:29 am

    I do not think is important to have a women face on a bill the won’t make any difference, women won’t have more power with this change. Does women thinks that man are going to look at them different?

  • ItwasntmeApr 23, 2015 at 9:22 am

    I think all in all people are still sexist when it comes down to it. Even though we have never had a woman president shouldn’t mean that important woman figures of the past can’t or shouldn’t be on paper bills. But it’d be a lot of work to change 20 dollar bill and especially a lot of money to make it happen. It isn’t necessary but I’d be okay with it if it were to happen in the future.

  • alexskates59Apr 22, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    I agree with the fact that Andrew Jackson should not be on U.S. Currency but don`t know if I agree with the fact that a woman should be on it. We have never even had a woman president or leader having higher power or recognition higher than presidential power. It has nothing to do with these people and I do not believe it should be changed.

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