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
23%
9%
57%
0%
21
flagSweden
30%
20%
50%
0%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
28%
16%
45%
8%
179
flagSpain
36%
18%
45%
0%
11
flagNorway
30%
23%
42%
3%
26
flagBelgium
21%
21%
42%
14%
14
flagFrance
37%
8%
41%
12%
24
flagCanada
40%
16%
40%
3%
30
flagIndia
32%
20%
40%
8%
25
flagItaly
13%
27%
45%
13%
22
flagUkraine
40%
10%
40%
10%
10
flagPoland
28%
25%
37%
8%
6871
flagthe Netherlands
26%
31%
36%
5%
19
flagGermany
22%
27%
35%
13%
92
flagUnknown
39%
26%
26%
8%
23
flagthe United States
24%
32%
25%
16%
205
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
35%
25%
10%
20

Gender

men39%
women33%
gold
28%
28%
oil
20%
30%
sea otters
39%
34%
timber
11%
7%

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