$20 dollars was the monthly pension Harriet Tubman received from the government as a war widow and for her own service in the Civil War. And the pension wasn’t awarded until 1899.
“The $20 Bill Honors Harriet Tubman In A Relevant Way You Might Not Know About,” Amée LaTour, Bustle
“How Harriet Tubman’s military service added up to $20 — a month,” Kevin Lilley, Army Times
“Harriet Tubman once staged a sit-in to get $20. The Treasury just gave her all of them.” Dara Lind, Vox
“Here’s the nerdiest reason for cheering Andrew Jackson’s removal from the $20 bill,” Jeff Spross, The Week
“A Short History of Harriet Tubman in American Pop Culture,” Francie Diep, Medium
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