why was treasury empty when louis 16 ascended the throne

Q- Why was treasury empty when Louis 16 ascended the throne?

Answer- The main reasons behind empty treasury when Louis 16 ascended the throne are as follows:

1. Due to long years of war all the treasury of France spent.

2. Louis 16 and Marie Antoinette were too extravagant.

3. France helped America in its war of Independence.

4. Maintenance of Palace of Versailles is too expensive.

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