What kind of resources brought Russian colonists to Alaska?

gold
oil
sea otters
timber
Alaska was col­o­nized by Russian fur traders. Rather than hunting by them­selves, the Russians forced the Aleuts to do the work for them. Many of Aleuts had been removed from their home islands and sent as far south as Cal­i­for­nia to hunt sea otter.

Answers distribution

gold
oil
sea otters
timber
answers
flagRussia
28%
10%
50%
0%
28
flagSweden
30%
20%
50%
0%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
17%
46%
10%
200
flagIndia
30%
19%
42%
7%
26
flagBelgium
21%
21%
42%
14%
14
flagItaly
12%
25%
45%
16%
24
flagSpain
41%
16%
41%
0%
12
flagCanada
40%
15%
40%
3%
32
flagNorway
29%
25%
40%
3%
27
flagFrance
36%
8%
40%
16%
25
flagthe Netherlands
25%
30%
40%
5%
20
flagGermany
23%
26%
37%
11%
102
flagPoland
28%
25%
36%
9%
8051
flagUkraine
46%
7%
30%
7%
13
flagAustralia
18%
45%
27%
9%
11
flagthe United States
25%
31%
26%
16%
215
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
35%
25%
10%
20
flagUnknown
39%
25%
19%
15%
278

Gender

men34%
women33%
gold
30%
28%
oil
21%
30%
sea otters
34%
33%
timber
12%
7%

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