La Democracia was an American era periodical published in the Philippines during the early 20th century. It was the first Filipino newspaper to recognize the sovereignty of the United States in the country. It urged the Filipino people to accept the new government and to help heal the wounds of war. It started its publication on May 16, 1899.
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