The Battle of San Jacinto was important because it secured Texas' freedom from Mexico. The battle, which occurred on March 13, 1836, ended the Texas Revolution and put Texas on the path to statehood. San Jacinto is consi... More »

As of 2015, San Jacinto College offers online courses. Students interested in online courses at San Jacinto College should go to the school's website, choose Online learning and then click on See Available Courses to vie... More »

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Mount San Jacinto's Menifee Valley campus is located at 28237 La Piedra Road in Menifee, California. It is at the corner of Antelope and La Piedra Roads. To reach the campus from Highway 215, visitors should take the off... More »

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The Battle of Gonzales took place near the small town of Gonzales, Texas, on Oct. 2, 1835. The battle is considered to be the first battle of the Texas War of Independence, which ended with the region breaking away from ... More »

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The Battle of Gonzales launched the war for independence in Texas, which left Anglo-American colonists politically divided from the Mexican government. The conflict occurred when Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, the Mexican ... More »

In 1775, American colonists defeated the British army in the Battle of Concord, an early skirmish of the American Revolutionary War. The British were holding the North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts, when American minu... More »

The Battle of Gettysburg occurred as a result of General Robert E. Lee's push north into Pennsylvania in an attempt to move the bulk of the fighting in the east away from Virginia and into Union territory. His ultimate g... More »