After 16 days, the partial government shutdown is finally over. Look back at the 17 other times our country has closed its doors.
Nov. 30, 1977, to Dec. 9, 1977 (Eight days): The second temporary solution expired. This time, the shutdown did end with a compromise: It was decided Medicaid dollars couldn't be used for abortions except in cases of rape, incest or if the mother's life was in danger.
White House photo
Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images
Courtesy: UW-La Crosse Professor Greg Wegner
20th Century Fox Television
Sean Gallup/Getty Images
David Buchan/Getty Images
It's easy to upload your photos and/or videos on News8000.com. Once you do, we'll share your upload with the community!
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.