GDP, debt and debt to GDP ratio of the U.S. between 1790 and 1850-20170202-gdp-debt-usa-1790-1850-tsf-gif

Debt to GDP ratio evolution :

George Washington : -17%,
John Adams : -4%,
Thomas Jefferson : -9%,
James Madison : +7%,
James Monroe : -5%,
John Q. Adams : -4%,
Andrew Jackson : -7%,
Martin Van Buren : +1%,
William H. Harrison : 0%,
John Tyler : 0%,
James K. Polk : +2%,
Zachary Taylor : 0%.