How much did World War 1 cost the US?
1 billion dollars *Actually, World War I cost $338 Billion Dollars. Sorry, but you aren't Dr.Evil. "I want one billion dollars!!"
I don't think the idea of freedom had much to do with the US entry into World War I or World War II. The US declared war on Germany in 1917 after the sinking of the Lusitania, where a number of US citizens died. The US entered World War II after the Japanese attack on the military bases at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and the German and Italian governments declared war on the US the next…
The war cost the United States 58,220 American lives and 153,303 wounded and 1,643 missing. Later somewhere from 70,000 to 300,000 veterans attempted or committed suicide and up to 700,000 had or have psychological trauma. The US spent $168 billion directly on the war and up to $900 billion on other expenses including veterans benefits and interest on borrowing money. http://thevietnamwar.info/how-much-vietnam-war-cost/