What would it take to get Americans to adopt the metric system? (Choose two) (Poll Closed)

  • Mandated adoption by the government
    24.33%
    73 votes

     
  • Adoption of the metric system at the state level
    4.67%
    14 votes

     
  • Voluntary adoption of the metric system at the state level
    4%
    12 votes

     
  • Government encouragement of voluntary metric adoption
    2.67%
    8 votes

     
  • More education on metric system advantages
    14.33%
    43 votes

     
  • Metric adoption endorsements by major American institutions (Smithsonian, New York Times, etc.)
    5.33%
    16 votes

     
  • Built-in incentives (increase speed limits, tax incentives)
    10%
    30 votes

     
  • Metric adoption endorsement by major American celebrities (Tom Hanks, Oprah Winfrey, etc.)
    5.67%
    17 votes

     
  • Move to metric-only units on American products
    23.67%
    71 votes

     
  • Pressure from other countries to adopt the metric system
    2%
    6 votes

     
  • Other
    3.33%
    10 votes

Posted 6 years.

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