The John Ross $20 Bill

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20 Dollar Bill with John RossHere, our web designer Adrian Kinloch mocks up a $20 bill with Cherokee Chief John Ross, Andrew Jackson’s principal opponent in Jacksonland. In the New York Times May 5, I make an argument for a change in the $20–although a more familiar face would still grace the other side. The article goes on to propose two figures on each of our bills. “The faces of people with differing perspectives would also show a larger truth: Democracy is a conflict of interests and ideas. Many players in that conflict have been grievously wrong. But as they struggled, we now know, our forebears were often thrashing toward the light.” Here’s the article.

 

 

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