Neither the human nor the material losses of the United States in World War I were at all comparable with those of Britain and France. American casualties were 115,000 dead and 206,000 wounded; the comparable French figures were 1,385,000 dead and 3,044,000 wounded in a population one-third as large.
Moreover, in purely material terms, the United States probably gained from the war. Yet in some ways the American postwar revulsion against the war was as marked as that in Britain, France, and defeated Germany.
It helped to unseat the Democrats, who had controlled the federal government since 1913. The Republicans won the presidential elections of 1920 (in which women had the vote for the first time), 1924, and 1928.