why did the french government increase the taxes

Q- Why did the French government increase the taxes?

Answer- The main reasons behind French government increased the taxes are as follows:-

1. Rapidly population increased so there is shortage of food grains.

2. Long years of war had drained French treasury.

3. King Louis 16 and Marie Antoinette were too extravagant.

4. Due to crop failure there is a big shortage of food grains.

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