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Years ago the US government adopted the metric system for the military. They then adopted it for use in construction on military bases. As a former mason I found the system very easy to use for constuction purposes. The problem was in educating people who stubbornly refuse to change even when shown the advantages.
While I enjoy your posts, please check your facts better.
“America adopted the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act in 1988. This legislation amended the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 and designates the metric system as the Preferred system of weights and measures for United States trade and commerce.”