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OK Sen. Introduces Bill to Replace Jackson on $20 Bill


Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) introduced a Senate resolution January 21 to support removal of Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill.

“As president, Andrew Jackson’s Indian removal policies led to the forced relocation of millions and the death of thousands of American Indians,” reads a press release from Lankford.

The release also points out how in June 2014, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that a significant woman from American history would be put on the copy0 bill. This denomination was chosen because its next on the Treasury’s list of paper currency to be redesigned.



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