In just 18 minutes, the history of Texas and the United States changed. That is how long the Battle of San Jacinto lasted. This battle has been named one of the most decisive battles in the history of the world. In this activity, you will learn more about the Battle of San Jacinto, and why the Texas victory in this battle had far-reaching effects.
Destination Title: Lone Star Junction
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Start at the Lone Star Junction Web site.
- Under "The Archives," click on Events.
- Now scroll down until you see "21 April 1836," and click on Battle of San Jacinto.
- Read the information provided.
Use what you have learned to answer the following questions.