The Daily Illini

A holistic view of Andrew Jackson

By Ryan Harding, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

News broke last week that President Andrew Jackson would be replaced on the front of the $20 bill by Harriet Tubman. This replacement was praised by many in part because of Jackson’s complicated legacy as a slave owner, his forcible removal of indigenous people and his dismantling of the national ban...