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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.

Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/01/22/ok-sen-introduces-bill-replace-jackson-20-bill-163152

 

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