Even though black women were really nothing in her time, Stowe uses these women to show that they were something important. She describes them as being capable even when faced with the most difficult obstacles in a slaves life. The most obvious examples of this would be Eliza's life story. She shows the power she has to endure all that she's been through, Eliza is used to show that enslaved women are capable to fight for freedom no matter what it takes as long as she meets her goal.
Likewise, White woman guided their husbands to know the evils of slavery. The reader sees countless illustrations of mothers and wives who try to find Reclamation for their morally lesser husbands and Sons. Mrs. Bird tells her husband “they were talking of some law, but I didn't think any Christian legislature would pass it” (67). As she continuously is saying that a Christian should not agree with a law forbidding to help the slaves, Mr. Bird is pressured in a way to think about what he has done, later in the chapter he goes on to help Eliza cross over to a friend's Plantation to go to