asked in Arts & HumanitiesGenealogy · 6 months ago

from which region of the world did people immigrate to Alaska the most? why? (Does Alaska have many black people , for example?)?

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  • Jeff D
    Lv 7
    6 months ago
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    When Alaska became a US territory, it came with a modest population of Russian and British settlers (in addition to the native peoples). The Alaskan gold rush brought in people from around the world, but mostly the western US. Mining, fishing and later oil brought in more immigrants--again, mostly from the US.

    • John P
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      5 months agoReport

      The first people in "Alaska" came from north-east Asia about 16,000 years ago. Previously there were no humans at all in the Americas. Their descendants eventually populated all the way down to Cape Horn in Chile. All Europeans in the Americas are recent, starting less than 530 years ago.

  • 6 months ago

    Yeah I guess I know what you mean

  • 6 months ago

    According to the 2010 United States census, the racial composition of Alaska was the following:[7]

    White: 66.7% (Non-Hispanic White: 64.1%); Black 3.6%;

    Asian 5.4% (4.4% Filipino, 0.3% Chinese, 0.2% Laotian, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% Indian, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Thai)

    American Indian or Alaskan Native 14.8%

    Pacific Islander: 1.0% (0.7% Samoan, 0.1% Hawaiian, 0.1% Tongan)

    Two or more races: 7.3%

    Other races: 1.7%

    The population was 5.5% of Hispanic or Latino origin (of any race) and 94.5% of Non-Hispanic and Latino origin (of any race).

    The largest ancestry groups (which the Census defines as not including racial terms) in the state are:[8]

    18.3% German; 11.0% Irish; 8.5% English; 6.5% Norwegian; 4.4% Filipino;

    3.8% French; 3.7% Native American; 3.3% Italian; 3.0% Mexican; 2.9% Scottish

    2.7% Polish; 2.5% Swedish; 1.9% Dutch; 1.4% Russian

    Source(s): Copied from 2010 US Census
  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Most likely Russia

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Russia and Alabama

  • Dze
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    jungle type people cant handle snow man ...

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