Why do we hav veto pay all the taxes while the clergy and the noble are exempted?!?
The role of Enlightenment in France
the government's authority is not absolute as it was subject to God's law
the best form of government was one in which the legislative, executive, and judicial powers were separate and kept each other in check to prevent any branch from becoming too powerful
The clergy and the nobles were exempted from tax as a privilege and this left the burdened of heavy taxes on the commoners .they were majority of the population of France with no political and social .This resulted to their discontent .
The execution of the French King Louis xiv a war broke out between France and monarchal nations like that of Great Britain and Spain .
Enlightenment played a big role towards the people of France , influencial writers like Joh lock and Montesquieu questioned the authority of an absolute monarch and argued against the rigid class divisions of feudalism, or the estates-system, present in France. The question of monarchial authority in France