THE IMPORTANCE OF THE NORTH CAUCASUS COLONIZATION IN
THE FORMATION OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC FEATURES OF
1. North Caucasus Federal University (Stavropol)
The article deals with the character and peculiarities of the colonization of the North Caucasus territory, and their influence on the socio-cultural features of the region. The dependence of the settlers economic occupations and the formed social structure is shown; the prerequisites for the formation of specific socio-economic and cultural ties of the population are determined.
Keywords: region, colonization, state peasants, Cossacks, «non-resident»