What are some differences between the Democratic and Republican Party?

The republican origanal platform was similair to the anti federalists. Small federal goverment, state's rights, low taxes, balanced budget, pro life, anti gay marriage, capitalist/non regulation. Obviously not all republicans fit the mold, but in general that is it. The democratic platform takes many opposing views, federalist, not high taxes but generally higher to pay for social programs that the republicans don't, balanced budget, pro choice, pro gay marriage, not socialist, but more regulations on business and banks, again this is a few of the main differences.