Scrooge McDuck tells the story of how and why he emigrated to America. His parents believed in the American Dream and felt he deserved better, so they encouraged him to earn the money to move overseas. After working smarter, not harder, he earned the money he needed to move in a few months.
Ray Kroc, a salesman who became pivital in turning McDonalds into one of the biggest restaurant franchises of the world, aims to recruit employees to McDonalds but only wants those who can put in the work to realize the American Dream.
Papa tells Fievel and his family inspiring ideas about America. He mentions that it has no cats and that everyone is happy living there. His story is interrupted when a group of cats attack the family's neighborhood.