The rising nations in the European continent gave a stimulus to imperialism.

Ans. 1. With the union of the divided regions, the nations like Germany and Italy were on the rise. 

2. In order to satisfy the want of colonial power, these emerging nations began to attempt at acquiring colonies by seeking inspiration from England. 

3. The imperial struggle of Germany and Italy brought in an international conflicting situation. 

4. Thus, the rising nations of the European continent gave a stimulus to imperialism.