Colonel William B. Travis asks his men what it is they value so dearly that they are willing to fight, and possibly die, for prior to the Battle of The Alamo. He instills patriotism in his men and rallies for their tenacity as they revolt against the Mexican troops.
The Dust Bowl during the 1930s was a time that tested American tenacity and resilience. It was the time when one of the greatest man-made American catastrophes caused the migration of countless families because the 10-year drought had rendered the area inhabitable. This clip illustrates the factors that contributed to the Dust Bowl.