So, in closing, I think that putting a woman on the money is a great step for gender equality in this country.
Harriet Tubman's heroism didn't end at the close of the Civil War: Once finally prepared to settle down, the Union tried to deny her a soldier's retirement fund, according to Caille Millner's April 23rd column in the .
As president, I know that California Woman Lawyers supports this change.
Other changes are planned, including depiction of women on the back of the $5 and $10 bills as well.
On April 20, 2016, the United States Government announced that Harriet Tubman, abolitionist and active Underground Railroad guide, will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the twenty-dollar bill.
If the decision is carried out, it will be the first time a woman is featured on federally distributed paper money since Martha Washington briefly graced the $1.00 silver certificate in the late 19th century, according to an April 21 article.
Fighting for equality once again, Tubman challenged the Union military and secured a -per-month pension.Afterwards, she continued her fight for equal liberties as a strong and impassioned advocate for women's voting rights.The strength, courage, and determination of Tubman, a national heroine, are traits we all strive to emulate.To view such a role model each time we pay for our groceries is fitting.Born into slavery, Harriet Tubman fought against a slave overseer defending a friend.In the course of the confrontation, the overseer hit Tubman on the head with a rock, which left her permanently disabled.