Becker, Carl Lotus
Carl Lotus Becker (1873 - 1945) was an American professor and historian born in Iowa. He studied at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and completed his Ph. D. in 1907. Becker is best known for The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth - Century Philosophers (1932) and his research on the history of American Revolution. He taught at a number of institutions and produced such works as Eve of the Revolution (1918) andThe Beginnings of the American People (1915).
Carl Lotus Becker was an American historian. His real forte was analysis of thought and the result of those thoughts as actions. He was a professor of history at Dartmoth College and Cornell University.