History in your pocket

We still have no women on U.S. paper currency. In 2016, a decision was made to put abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the front of the $20 bill and move former president Andrew Jackson to the back, but the current administration so far seems unwilling to do this.

There are plenty of other women who might also be appropriate, and Google has a new app out that uses A.R. to help you visualize this new faces on currency.

A research idea:

Find out how many women are on currency around the world, or in a country you’re studying about.

A writing / speaking prompt:

Which Japanese women do you think would be good to put on paper currency here? Who would you trade out and why?