Abolitionist Harriet Tubman Wins Popular Vote to Be Face of $20 Bill

It’s a START!

All Things Chronic

http://patch.com/maryland/annapolis/abolitionist-harriet-tubman-wins-popular-vote-be-face-20-bill-0

The $20 bill was selected because 2020 is the 100th anniversary of passage of the 19th Amendment that granted women the right to vote.

“There are so few reminders in our everyday lives of great women who’ve contributed to the shaping of our nation,” said Susan Ades Stone, executive director of Women on 20s. “It’s time to correct that and putting a woman on a $20 is like having a little pocket monument.”

The group’s slogan is “A Woman’s Place is On the Money.” …

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