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Obama Considering Drastic Changes to the Face of US Paper Currency

US paper currency is about to change in a big way.
Liberals have long decried Democratic President Andrew Jackson’s face decorating the twenty dollar bill. They point to his role in the forced removal and genocide of the American Indian tribes as one reason among many for despising him.
While Liberal hatred for one of the most important Democrats in American history is nothing new, the campaign to replace him on US currency is heating up.
And President Barack Obama is taking notice.
A nonprofit campaign called Women on 20s, seeks to put the face of a woman on the $20 bill by 2020, the 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment, which granted the right to vote to women in the United States. After conducting a survey of a 100 people, around two dozen of whom were historians and experts in women’s history, the campaign has landed on 15 potential candidates: Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Rachel Carson, Shirley Chisholm, Betty Friedan, Barbara Jordan, Patsy Mink, Rosa Parks, Alice Paul, Frances Perkins, Eleanor Roosevelt, Margaret Sanger, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman.

“We chose historical figures who had really changed the lives of many people and we also took into account the challenges they faced getting there,” Women on 20s Executive Director Susan Ades Stone told The Huffington Post. She added that while the campaign hopes to create a popular movement, any official redesigns will ultimately be up to the U.S. Treasury. …
“This is not just a campaign about getting women on the 20. That’s our crowning goal, but we really want this to be an educational campaign and a national conversation,” Ades Stone said. “We wanted adults and kids alike to look at these names and think ‘I don’t know enough about this person, and maybe I should find out more.'”
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Obama shares the group’s sentiments exactly.
And since all it takes is a single swipe of the President’s pen to make these drastic changes, there’s little doubt that Jackson’s days on the twenty dollar bill are numbered.
Obama has never been one to shy away from using that famous pen of his, after all.
Via Buzzfeed:
After two rounds of voting, assuming the petition has at least 100,000 votes, Women on $20s will send their campaign to the White House for consideration.
Approving new currency for printing is “something that can be done with the stroke of the president’s pen or the treasury secretary’s pen,” Ades Stone said. “The beauty of this is it is something that a lot of people think is long overdue that is easily accomplished.”
President Barack Obama has even said he thinks putting women on currency is a good idea.
Here are some of the designs the group has come up with to replace Jackson.
Civil Rights activist, Rosa Parks:
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Feminist writer, Betty Friedan:
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The first black Congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm:
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Abolitionist, Sojourner Truth:
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