The American Kilogram - We Don't Realize It, But America Actually Runs On The Metric System

Where does a foot come from? Or a pound? Or any of the other American units of measurement? Well, they're all based on metric units, just with a little conversion on top. The US signed the metre convention and bases all customary units on SI standards. As an aside, the Utah constitution from 1895 required the metric system to be taught in schools. This requirement was repealed in 1987.

This just blew me away....

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The American Kilogram

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