Once the lower level nobility's realized what was taking place was unfair they decided to take a stand and not pay taxes forward. Due to political differences in monarchy and nobility income. What's going on is they're tired of just being there and paying for the kings selfishness, in other words why should the King Louis be able to splurge on himself and his wife for their own reasons. When their is a high majority of men, women, and children of lower classes struggling on a day to day basis. The men and women of the french nobility are distraught at the way the french monarchy is able to just over look the over all problems of the people. The people become outraged and in fact after multiple organizations upbringing and quick downfall finally say “We’ve had enough of this, and it's time to fight back.” Due to the napoleonic wars France became the dominant power in Europe, though the French grew rapidly under his power, the French would fall apart even more quickly. Every single win he had taken for France was demolished by his great ability to have a tremendous effect on his home country. So for this reasoning he is the antagonist in the French Revolution among many others.