This clip details the history of the 28th state of the United States, Texas, and includes several fun facts about it. The clip describes the Texan fight for independence from Mexico and how the state's unofficial motto, Don't Mess with Texas, was originally a slogan for an anti-litter campaign. It also includes details about the Texas economy and how much it contributes to the entire United States economy.
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.
Sam Houston leads his troops to victory against General Santa Anna's forces, who have set up camp in a vulnerable spot. Because the Texians were familiar with the terrain, which had many thick oak groves separated by marshes, and were in a location with strong cover against fire, they were able to win the battle so quickly and with much fewer losses. The clip mentions facts about the battle, including that Santa Anna's forces were defeated in just 18 minutes.