Legally called the Coercive acts. Town meetings were limited to once a year; the Massachusetts Court was suspended. These were nicknamed the Intolerable Acts. Another act pushed Canada’s boundary to the western lands, giving up the Colonists claims. This also angered the colonists greatly. General Thomas Gage, leader of the British armies, was named governor of Massachusetts. Although all of these acts were not all under the Coercive Acts, they were all lumped together.