The Dominion Of New England: Definition & Overview


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What was the Dominion of New England?

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1. Over which areas of colonial life did the English government want to increase its control?

2. Who was the second President of the Council of New England?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the Dominion of New England. During the quiz, you will be tested on King James II and the English government.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Appeals to King James II
  • Areas of colonial life that the English government wanted to control
  • The second President of the Council of New England

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Dominion of New England
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about colonial life
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the mindset of the colonists and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To study more about New England, review the lesson The Dominion of New England: Definition & Overview. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details the creation of the Dominion of New England
  • Explores Joseph Dudley as the first President of the Council of New England
  • Explains the impact of William and Mary
  • Covers the demise of the dominion