Historical and law aspect of settling and colonization of the Zaporozhye region in 16th - 19th centuriesPresentation Transcript
«Historical and law aspects of settling and colonization of the Zaporozhye region in the 16th-19th centuries. Modern processes in the region.»
This work is aimed
to present as much as
possible of authentic
the settling of
the Zaporozhye region
by different nationalities
Ethnic group - means national minority
Colonization - from Latin «colonia»-settlement
Steppe - a wide treeless plain especially in Russia and Ukraine.
Zaporozhye region - а territory situated in the south of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian ethnic territory has a rather difficult history. It occupies the southern part of Europe. The Black Sea and the Sea of Azov make a natural boundary.
In the 16 th century the southern areas of Ukraine started to be settled up to the Black Sea.
The colonization was carried out not only by Ukrainians. According to the policy of Russian imperial government settlers from Russia were actively involved to.
The percentage of the nationalites lived in Zaporozhye region in the `30s of the 18th century Ukrainians Russians Jews Moldavians Germans Greeks Bulgarians 66% 14,3% 7,1% 4,4%
Since the 16th-17th centuries in the eastern outlying regions of Ukraine Russian settlements have been arising. A significant amount of experts of different economy branches from Russia attracted by perspective privileges moved to Ukraine.
The Jewish settled in Ukraine since Kiev Rus time, were engaged in different crafts and made a considerable part of population
Bulgarians moved to the territories in 1861-1863.
The settling of the territory by Germans took place at the beginning of the 19th century.
Czech settlements appeared in the second half of the 19th century.
In April 1869,20km away from Melitopol, the colony of Czehograd had been founded and lately it was renamed as the village of Novogorodkovka
The proclaiming of Independence The proclaiming and adopting of the law «of Ukraine in August 24, 1991 On ethnic minorities in Ukraine» dated by June 25, 1992 served as the basis for free existence for both Ukrainians and other nations living on the territory of Ukraine.