Biden Administration Seeks to fasten plans to Make Harriet Tubman  anti-slavery activist the new Face of the $20 note

Harriet Tubman  was one of the prominent historical figures who had put her life at risk, in fighting slavery. Now Joe Biden Adminstration wants to make her face the new face of the 20$ banknote

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Biden Administration Seeks to fasten plans to Make Harriet Tubman  anti-slavery activist the new Face of the $20 note

Miss  Harriet Tubman who was born a slave at around 1822 did so much for black  people civil rights   a mock up of the $20 dollar note that shall have her face on it was said to be unveiled intentionally in 2020

The efforts of displaying the note was delayed by President Trump administration for he thought it was pure politics that other people wanted to move forward with such a bill having with them political agendas

The USA treasury of the current Biden adminstration said she shall put miss Harriet Tubman replacing  Andrew Jackson, who was himself a slave owner 

Biden Sanders has as president respak the project and his administration is looking for ways in which they can speed up the process of putting Miss  Harriet on the 20$ note.  White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was also qouted saying "we are exploring ways to speed up the process"

The secretary on Monday said that it's important for the American notes to reflect the history of America, culture and  diversity of the people.

The move of Making miss  Harriet to be the new Face of the 20$ note shall also make a historical turn point for America for she will be the first ever African American to feature on a backnote and the first woman in over 100 years.

A couple of women who featured on backnotes were First Lady Martha Washington on the $1 and 
Native American Pocahontas.


Steven Mnuchin was Trump treasure secretary said the design was to be delayed and maybe produced in 2026 since at the time the currect administration was busy focusing on  Redesigning money to deal with counterfeits and not necessarily changing the way they are looking and redefining history.

Who was Miss Harriet Tubman


She was an African American women who was born into slavery in 1822. In her teenage years she was working on a plantation where she got injured severely on the head by an iron bar

She later escaped from the slave plantation in 1849 and return to rescue more than 70 other slaves using underground tunnels.

She was also a fluent speaker and made several speeches talking about her experience and tried to introduce equality and end slavery

She passed on in 1913 aged 91. 


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