Spanish: Por vs. Para - Cause and Effect

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Can you name the correct use of 'por' and 'para' in cause/effect sentences?

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"Por" points back toward the cause (←). "Para" points forward toward the effect (→).
Sentence'Por' or 'Para'English Translation
El libro fue escrito ___ Jaime.The book was written by Jaime.
Mandaron ___ el médico.They sent for the doctor (motive of the call).
Fue a la tienda ___ café.He went to the store for coffee (motive of the errand).
Estudia ___ ingeniera.She is studying (in order) to become an engineer.
Son juegos ___ niños.They are games for (to be used by) children.
Lo hizo ___ sobrevivir.He did it (in order) to survive.
Lo higo ___ mi hermano.I'm doing it for (on behalf of, on account of) my brother.
Lo mataron ___ odio.They killed him out of (motivated by) hate.
El libro es ___ usted.The book is for you.
Es una taza ___ café.It's a coffee cup (a cup intended to be used for coffee).

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