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From George Washington to Harriet Tubman: A brief history of the $20 bill

By Michael Tabb
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

Sayonara, Andrew Jackson. You weren’t the original face of the $20 bill anyway.

The US Treasury announced earlier this week that Harriet Tubman will soon replace the seventh president on the sawbuck. But there were plenty of redesigns before Jackson landed the spot. Watch the video above to see the $20 bill’s evolution over the past 150 years.

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