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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 »

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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 »

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The Battle of Antietam took place on Sept. 17, 1862. The first major battle fought on Northern soil, the Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest day in U.S. history, causing more than 22,000 casualties. More »

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Union Forces under general Grant won the Battle of Shiloh after the Confederate forces were forced to retreat to Corinth. The battle was fought between April 6 and April 7, 1862. The battle started after a surprise attac... More »

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