Statement 1: Lenders who gave the state credit, now began to charge 10 per cent interest on loans. Statement 2: The French government was obliged to spend an increasing percentage of its budget on interest payments alone.
Statement 1 is true, Statement 2 is true. Statement 2 doesn't explain the Statement 1.
Statement 1 is true, Statement 2 is true. Statement 2 explains the Statement 1.