In Biography English movie Marie Antoinette (2006), There is discussion about American Revolution.
French Economic Man: The Americans are asking for help in their revolution.
Louis XIV: Well, I can't exactly see assisting those who are rejecting their sovereign.
French Economic Man: But it would make a strong statement to England.
Louis XIV: Can our finances take the strain?
French Economic Man: Oh, taxes will be raised slightly. I recommend we help our American brothers and show the rest of Europe our strength.
Louis XIV: All right, then. Send funds to America.