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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 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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