Money Makeover

So many of you sent in your designs and ideas for a money makeover. And now, after much debate and a little bit of controversy -- the U.S. $20 bill will have a new face.

Harriet Tubman will boot Andrew Jackson. But that's not the only way your money will change.
Mary Moloney explains.


  --REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--
CHANGE FOR A 20.
(No name provided): "Change is good."
ANDREW JACKSON -- FORMER PRESIDENT AND SLAVE OWNER -- IS MOVING FROM THE FRONT TO THE BACK OF THE BILL.
IN HIS PLACE -- A FORMER SLAVE -- HARRIET TUBMAN.
AFTER ESCAPING SLAVERY -- TUBMAN BROUGHT SLAVES TO SAFETY THROUGH THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD.
SHE ALSO WORKED FOR THE UNION ARMY DURING THE CIVIL WAR SERVING AS A SPY.
HILLARY CLINTON TWEETING SHE COULDN'T "THINK OF A BETTER CHOICE FOR THE $20 BILL."
THE MONEY MAKEOVER WAS ORIGINALLY PLANNED FOR THE 10 DOLLAR BILL -- FEATURING ALEXANDER HAMILTON.
(NATS - HAMILTON)
BUT WITH THE SUCCESS OF BROADWAY'S HAMILTON -- FANS RALLIED BEHIND THE FOUNDING FATHER.
HAMILTON WILL STAY ON THE 10.
THE BACK OF THE BILL WILL HAVE A MONTAGE OF WOMEN INVOLVED IN THE SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT.
ON THE FIVE, ABRAHAM LINCOLN STAYS PUT.
FEATURED ON THE BACK WILL BE PORTRAITS OF PEOPLE INVOLVED IN HISTORIC EVENTS AT THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL -- LIKE MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR AND ELEANOR ROOSEVELT.
(No name provided): "It's money. It's going to change, it's got to change."
I'M MARY MOLONEY REPORTING.

Instructional Links

Video & Lesson Plan: PBS News Hour, Harriet Tubman Replaces Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/daily_videos/harriet-tubman-replaces-andrew-jackson-on-20-bill/

Website Article: Library of Congress, America's Story, Harriet Tubman

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/tubman/aa_tubman_youth_1.html

Website Article: Bound For the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero, Myths and Facts

http://www.harriettubmanbiography.com/harriet-tubman-myths-and-facts.html

Website Article: National Museum of American History, Lincoln Memorial

http://americanhistory.si.edu/changing-america-emancipation-proclamation-1863-and-march-washington-1963/1963/lincoln-memorial

Website: National Women's History Museum, Crusade for the Vote.

http://www.crusadeforthevote.org

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