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Second Cup: She Works Hard for the Money

Harriet Tubman
Posted at 9:04 AM, May 13, 2015
and last updated 2019-03-04 09:37:50-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- A group called Women on 20s started a movement earlier this year to have a woman replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

So they decided to put it to a vote to see which female figure should take his place.

There were four finalists: Harriet Tubman, Wilma Mankiller, Eleanor Roosevelt and Rosa Parks.

On Tuesday they announced the winner: Harriet Tubman.

Tubman escaped slavery and then help bring 70 others to freedom, even serving as a spy for the union army during the Civil War.