The Continental Association is an agreement to boycott all British imports and to stop exporting to Britain and its colonies. This immediate ban took effect on December 1, 1774. The First Continental Congress created this system in the hopes of pressuring Great Britain into repealing the Intolerable Acts which were passed by the British Parliamentary.
The First Continental Congress that met in 1774 created the Continental Association. What was this Association? a group of men who organized demonstrations against the Intolerable Acts in every colony an agreement to boycott all British imports and to stop exporting to Britain and its colonies an alliance that used the Committees of Correspondence to organize inter- colonial protests and rebellions a group of men who went on to form and command the Continental Army in preparation of the Revolution an agreement to support the Suffolk Resolves that declared that the colonists weren’t liable to obey the Intolerable Acts