The Metric System Web Quest(modified from )History’s Important DatesSITE 1: 1) Who originated the metric system and when? 2) Which U.S. president proposed a decimal-based measurement system for the U.S.? 3) When was the metric system made legal in the U.S.? Was this mandatory? 4) In your own words, what did the U.S. Metric Study conclude in 1971? 5) Before the end of 2009, the US should allow ________________. 6) Why is it important that we understand and are able to use the metric system? International SportsSITE 2: If it redirects you, search for your answers.Many of us enjoy the Olympics and can’t help but marvel at the athletes’ talent. Check out this website and answer the following questions.