You begin an investment plan by putting $10,000 in an account 

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Who influenced Josephine Baker? Josephine Baker: Josephine Baker is considered one of the first superstars of African heritage. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri but became a citizen of France in 1937. After moving to France, her career developed rapidly and launched her to international fame.
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Who did Josephine Baker work with in the Harlem Renaissance? Harlem Renaissance: The Harlem Renaissance was a vibrant time of art, music, literature, and performance that celebrated African American artistic expression. It was named for Harlem, the borough of New York City where most of the African American art scene was centered in the 1920s and 1930s.
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Value of Savings Account at the end of year 25

Annual Interest rate = 8%

Yearly investment = $5000/yr

Value of savings Account =5000x[1+0.08]^(25)-1/0.08


Total Value of savings Account at the end of 25 years = 365529.7+10000 = $375529.70

Annual Savings at the end of Year 8



by adding $10000 initial Investment, Total Savings = 53183.13+10000 = $54183.13

He will be short of $55000 down payment by 55000 – 54183.13 =$816.87

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Answer and Explanation: More is written about who Josephine Baker influenced than those who influenced Josephine Baker. This is because Baker was influenced by all the African American performers she watched as a child and the situations of her youth that required her to become a performer. She was born into extreme poverty in St. Louis, Missouri in 1906. Between the ages of 8 and 10 years, she dropped out of school to be a housekeeper, but she also danced on street corners to earn extra money for her family. By continuing to develop her style and skills, she helped increase her income potential and this often meant the difference between having enough to eat and going to bed hungry. After becoming a traveling performer, she spent time in New York, immersed in the Harlem Renaissance, where she was both influenced and an influencer. In general, one could say she was influenced by the entire African American community of her youth.
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Answer and Explanation: One of the many people Josephine Baker worked with during the Harlem Renaissance was Clara Smith, a singer who many believe was one of Josephine Baker’s lovers at the time. Unfortunately, few sources discuss her other associates from the Harlem Renaissance in terms of fellow performers. In part, this was because Josephine Baker left for Paris only a short time after engaging with the Harlem Renaissance.

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