Twitter users would put Caitlyn Jenner on the ten dollar bill

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Twitter Helps Treasury Find Woman For $10 Bill


For the first time in more than a hundred years, a woman's face will appear on American paper currency -- and Twitter has some suggestions as to who that should be.

The Treasury Department announced plans to unveil a new ten dollar bill in 2020 to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the Constitution's 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote.

Founding father and the nation's first treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton will still appear on the bill in some diminished way, but for the first time since Martha Washington appeared on the one dollar certificate in the late 19th century, a woman's face will be front and center. While names like Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, and Rosa Parks have been thrown around, Twitter users have joined the debate with their own currency creations.



Kanye West would definitely back a Beyonce bill. In fact, he'd pull a "Beck" and think she's the best choice even if he's never heard of any of the others.

If it wasn't for the Treasury's requirement that U.S. currency can feature only the deceased, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor would have been a good candidate -- but one Twitter user posted a different O'Connor: Sinead O'Connor. No, if you rip the ten dollar bill in half, it's not worth two fives.



However, if the Treasury Department wants to go with a woman from "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away," they might want to think about using this user's suggestion of Star Wars character Princess Leia.



One of the most popular picks on Twitter is transgender Olympian Caitlyn Jenner.

Then again, do we really want a woman's face on our currency?

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