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
18%
9%
63%
0%
11
flagItaly
6%
37%
56%
0%
16
flagSpain
36%
18%
45%
0%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
28%
17%
44%
8%
139
flagNorway
28%
24%
44%
4%
25
flagIndia
29%
20%
41%
8%
24
flagGermany
20%
24%
39%
14%
82
flagCanada
41%
16%
37%
4%
24
flagthe Netherlands
25%
37%
37%
0%
16
flagPoland
28%
25%
36%
8%
6005
flagFrance
47%
11%
29%
11%
17
flagthe United States
24%
32%
25%
17%
186
flagRepublic of Ireland
29%
41%
23%
5%
17

Gender

men39%
women33%
gold
28%
29%
oil
19%
30%
sea otters
39%
33%
timber
11%
7%

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