Former slave Harriet Tubman to replace Pres. Jackson on US $20 bill

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Celebrated former US slave Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 banknote, the first time an African-American has been featured on US money, a Treasury official said Wednesday.

The decision came after the Treasury came under pressure to put a woman on a different banknote soon to be revised, the $10 bill that features the first Treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton.

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