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.

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oil
sea otters
timber
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flagSwitzerland
18%
0%
81%
0%
11
flagCanada
35%
12%
50%
2%
40
flagDenmark
20%
20%
50%
10%
10
flagSweden
30%
20%
50%
0%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
25%
17%
46%
9%
223
flagBelgium
20%
20%
46%
13%
15
flagFrance
34%
7%
42%
15%
26
flagIndia
30%
19%
42%
7%
26
flagSpain
35%
21%
42%
0%
14
flagGermany
24%
23%
40%
10%
122
flagRussia
37%
13%
40%
0%
37
flagNorway
29%
25%
40%
3%
27
flagItaly
15%
26%
42%
15%
26
flagthe Netherlands
29%
25%
37%
8%
24
flagPoland
28%
25%
36%
9%
8912
flagUkraine
47%
11%
29%
5%
17
flagAustralia
18%
45%
27%
9%
11
flagthe United States
26%
31%
25%
15%
228
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
35%
25%
10%
20
flagUnknown
40%
26%
20%
13%
330

Gender

men34%
women32%
gold
30%
28%
oil
21%
31%
sea otters
34%
32%
timber
12%
7%

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