Liz Barrett Foster is an award-winning writer and editor. She has a journalism degree from Cal State Northridge and has written for a variety of food and beauty publications, authored a nonfiction book all about pizza, and self-published a children's mystery book. In her free time, she travels, manages her website, and thrift shops. Find out more at www.lizbarrettfoster.com.
Curious about the U.S. deficit the year you were born, or how historical events have affected its rise and fall? Stacker tracked the U.S. deficit all the way back to 1921, using government-provided data. Read on to discover what was found.