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#5: Richard Nixon

I know, you're surprised. But think of it this way: Not only do we know that he'd have no problem unleashing the entire cast of Watchmen against any alien invaders, he'd also be so paranoid about the very possibility of an invasion that he'd have had a counter-attack planned for years before first contact. You can't…

#3: Andrew Jackson

A veteran of both the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, Jackson was a harsh (but, apparently, fair) military leader who managed to lead a force of 5000 Americans to victory against 7500 British at the Battle of New Orleans, with only 71 casualties (against the British's 2037). But, again, it's his…

#1: George Washington

The first President of the United States was also the Commander in Chief of the American revolutionary forces in 1775, showing that he knows his way around a war. Called "the greatest man in the world" by no less than King George III following the end of the war, he went on to preside over the drafting of the US…