Why the US still uses the imperial system

Is converting to the metric system worthwhile?

Stars Insider

27/05/24 | StarsInsider

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Even though nearly every country in the world uses meters, grams, and liters as universal forms of measurement, the United States stands as a lone figure clutching its yards, pounds, and gallons. The typical American citizen has a deep attachment to the imperial system, and history has seen the US reject the metric system time and time again.

But why is America one of the last countries to use the imperial system? And why has the government failed to change it? Click through the following gallery to find out!

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